Aggressive, creative, and compassionate are words Ben Stevens colleagues freely use... more
Aggressive, creative, and compassionate are words Ben Stevens colleagues freely use to describe him. While Ben is an experienced trial lawyer who holds anAV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, it takes much more than technical proficiency to be an effective family law attorney. A quality family law attorney must also be able to understand his clients problems and to understan... view profile
Jenny was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, and she is a graduate of... more
Jenny was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, and she is a graduate of the College of Charleston and Charleston School of Law. Prior to moving to Spartanburg, she helped form the Charleston County Custody Fast-Track Committee, which she co-chaired. Jenny is a frequent speaker at local, state, and national continuing legal education seminars, and she moderates the annual Guardian ad L... view profile
If you are a parent and you divorce, the parent the child lives with often receives money (child support) from the parent no longer living with the child. Unlike alimony, which is paid to maintain an ex-spouse's lifestyle, child support pays for the child's physical, emotional, and educational needs. A child support lawyer can help parents negotiate and calculate child support, either by agreement or in court. While national guidelines to calculate child support amounts exist, you or the judge may choose to calculate the amount based on your income and the child's needs. A child support lawyer can be useful during negotiations to help objectively determine the most appropriate amount of child support for your situation.