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Tag Archives: Custody

Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Custody – Hague Convention – No Wrongful Retention (access required)

Reyes v. Jeffcoat Where (1) from 2006 to September 2008, the parties’ children attended brick and mortar schools and participated in extracurricular activities in Lexington, S.C.; (2) despite staying in Venezuela for appreciable periods of time from September 2008 to September 2011, the children continued to travel in and out of Venezuela as tourists using their U.S. passports; and (3) neither the children nor the respondent-father stayed in Venezuela for more than 90 consecutive days...

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Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Custody – Termination of Parental Rights (access required)

South Carolina Department of Social Services v. Mother Even though the mother has limited financial means and her ex-husband - who continues to abuse drugs - lives nearby, since the mother has remedied the conditions that caused her twins to be removed from her custody, the family could should not have ordered the S.C. Department of Social Services to initiate proceedings to terminate the mother’s parental rights.

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