Child Custody

South Carolina law has no presumption favoring mothers over fathers or fathers over mothers in child custody cases. At Sturkie Law we know your children are the most important part of your life. We know you want what is best for your children. We are dedicated to ensuring you are able to maximize your time with your children.

Many clients who contact our firm are confused by the court’s child custody or visitation arrangement decisions. Factors such cheating or lying do not necessarily make a person a bad parent; the court’s decision is always based on the best interests of the child. We help clients negotiate with the opposing party to resolve child custody and visitation disputes.

Child support guidelines often take people by surprise, either with the amount they are responsible for paying or the amount they will be receiving. Each situation is different, we understand the parameters of the law and will work to be certain you remain a vital part of your children’s lives.