Local Lawyer Helps Navigate the Financial Burden of Divorce

March 5, 2018, 2:24 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — Divorce is a life-changing decision no one hopes to make when they get married. But, if you do, it’s important to be on top of your and your spouse’s finances.

It’s a pretty well-known fact that about half of all marriages in America, unfortunately, end in divorce. And the number goes up exponentially with every subsequent nuptial.

It keeps folks like Marie-Louise Ramsdale, Managing Partner of Ramsdale Family Law Firm, very busy as more than two million people get married every year.

From community property to alimony and child support, we dive into everything you need to know about the financial pitfalls, South Carolina’s laws when it comes to untying the knot, and what you need to do to get your financial house in order before the big split.