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Gregory S. Forman

Gregory S. Forman

Practice areas:

Family, Appeals, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Family: 80%
    22 years, 1.16 thousand cases
  2. Appeals: 10%
    22 years, 34 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 5%
    22 years, 77 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    22 years, 148 cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Mary Jane Goodwin

    Greg Forman is a walking encyclopedia of all things Family Law. He is a zealous advocate for his clients and gives each matter thoughtful consideration, with a creativity that continues to impress me. He devotes significant time to reading and writing about Family Law, which gives him an undeniable edge. Google his name and you'll find him in many reported opinions. HIs blog is a resource for both litigants and lawyers.

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    Mary Goodwin Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kenneth Peck

    I endorse this lawyer. Greg Forman is an outstanding family law attorney.

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    Kenneth Peck Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Suite 160
171 Church Street
Charleston, SC, 29401

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing199203/07/2013
PAActive199108/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerGregory S. Forman, PC1993 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
South Carolina Bar Trial & Appellate Advocacy CommitteePresident2005 - 2006
Charleston County Family Court CommitteeTreasurer2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Abate v. AbateWon appeal; opposing party found in contempt

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association Family AdvocateYour Alimony Aptitude: What type of alimony do you need and how will the court see it?2009
American Journal of Family LawLump Sum Alimony2009
American Journal of Family LawSome Constitutional Issues When Representing Parents Against Accusations of Abuse or Neglect2008
American Journal of Family LawOrdering a Spouse out of the House on an Ex-Parte Basis2008
American Journal of Family LawPreparing for Cross-Examination and Appellate Review2007
American Journal of Family LawThe Auction Method of Equitable Distribution2006
South Carolina LawyerFamily Law Issues After a Spouse or Parent Dies2004
South Carolina LawyerContingency Fees and Interest in Collecting Child Support and Alimony2003
South Carolina Trial Lawyers MagazineFour Things Family Law Attorneys May Not Realize About Civil Procedure Rule 342003
South Carolina LawyerFive Ways to Get a Spouse out of the House2002
South Carolina Trial Lawyers MagazineModifying Child Custody2002
South Carolina LawyerObtaining Relief from Family Court Temporary Orders2001
South Carolina Trial Lawyers MagazineFour Rule to Show Cause Pitfalls to Avoid2001
South Carolina LawyerJoint Legal Custody: What is it? Why have it?2000
South Carolina LawyerRepresenting the Innocent Primary Wage-Earner in Custody and Divorce1999
South Carolina LawyerCreating or Defeating South Carolina Jurisdiction in Multi-State Custody or Support Actions1998
South Carolina LawyerWinning Custody Cases Without Bankrupting Your Clients1998
South Carolina LawyerPrivacy Rights in South Carolina After Singleton v. State1994

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Haverford CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
South Carolina Guardian Ad Litem trainingAn Iconoclastic View of the Guardian Ad Litem’s Role2010
South Carolina Child Support Enforcement CLEEquitable Estoppel as a Defense to Support2010
South Carolina Child Support Enforcement CLEIs the Application of Civil Contempt in South Carolina’s “Daddy Roundups” Improper?2010
Child Custody UpdateGetting the Child Heard2010
Family Court Guardian Ad Litem TrainingThings to Think About Before Filing to Modify Child Custody2009
Family Court Guardian Ad Litem TrainingAn Iconoclastic View of the Guardian Ad Litem’s Role2009
Charleston School of LawEnforcement (and Defending Enforcement) of Family Court Orders2008
Charleston County BarProcedural Issues in Domestic Abuse Cases2008
American Bar Association, Family Law Semi-Annual MeetingLump Sum Alimony2008
South Carolina Family Court Hot TipsDoes the Family Court have Authority to Order a Spouse out of the House on an Ex-Parte Basis2007
Defending Parents in Abuse and Neglect CasesTriaging Your Removal Case and Client Goal Setting2007
Defending Parents in Abuse and Neglect CasesAdvanced Tips in Abuse and Neglect Cases2007
Charleston County Family Court BarEthical and Procedural Considerations in Family Court Ex-Parte Requests2007
South Carolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsFour Ways of Reducing the Surprise Element at Family Court Hearings2006
South Carolina Bar Annual ConventionError Preservation for Appeal2006
Charleston County Family Court BarThe Laches Defense in Family Court2006
South Carolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsFighting the Morality Police in Family Court Custody Cases2005
South Carolina Bar Family Court Cool TipsUsing Forms and Case Management Software in Family Law Practice2005
Charleston County Family Court Bar CLEIs the “Preponderance of the Evidence” Evidentiary Standard in an Abuse and Neglect Proceeding Unconstitutional?2005
South Carolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsFamily Law Issues When a Spouse or Parent Dies2004
Charleston County Bar CLERepresenting Parents in Court-Appointed Abuse & Neglect Cases2004
South Carolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsFour Things Family Law Attorneys May Not Realize About Civil Procedure Rule 342003
South Carolina Bar Family Court Cool TipsThe Brave New World of Guardians Ad Litem2003
South Carolina Bar Annual ConventionPreparing for Cross-Examination and Appellate Review2003
Family Law LitigationFamily Law Litigation in South Carolina2003
South Carolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsContingency Fees and Interest in Collecting Back Child Support and Alimony2002
South Carolina Bar Family Court Cool TipsFive Ways to Get a Spouse Out of the House2002
South Carolina Bar Ethics CLEEthics–Try it You Might Like How it Feels2002
Family Law in South Carolina fFamily Law in South Carolina2002
Custody, Support Issues and Equitable DistributionCustody, Support Issues and Equitable Distribution2002
Charleston County Family Court Bar CLEGuardian Ad Litem legislation2002
SouthCarolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsStandard Visitation for Actively-Involved Non-Custodial Parents2001
South Carolina Bar Family Court Cool TipsFour Rule to Show Cause Pitfalls to Avoid2001
South Carolina Family Court Bench/BarEconomic Analysis of Relocation Cases2000
South Carolina Bar Family Court Hot TipsDomestic Abuse: The Potential Pitfalls2000
South Carolina Bar Family Court Cool TipsJoint Legal Custody: What Is It? Why Have It?2000
Child Custody and VisitationChild Custody and Visitation2000
South Carolina Family Court Bench/BarConstitutional Limitations On Family Court Authority To Override Parental Decision Making1999
South Carolina Bar Family Court Cool TipsChild Custody1999
Child Custody, Family Court Litigation and Recent Developments in Family LawChild Custody, Family Court Litigation and Recent Developments in Family Law1999
Charleston County Family Court Bar CLEInexpensive Methods of Litigating Child Custody1999