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     Since becoming licensed in 1995, I have practiced almost exclusively in Family Court in South Carolina.  I represent men and women who are going through divorce as well as child custody cases.  I represent people with complex, "high dollar" divorces as well as people of modest means who need help.


 


     Our firm also represents grandparents who are seeking custody and visitation. Additionally, I also routinely file actions regarding child support and alimony.  I file actions for contempt against people who do not follow their Court orders and I also defend contempt of Court cases.  Further, having worked as an attorney for the South Carolina Department of Social Services, I also defend DSS cases.  With this wealth of experience, I am happy to help you.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Child Custody: 30%
    21 years, 145 cases
  2. Divorce: 30%
    21 years, 145 cases
  3. Family: 30%
    21 years, 145 cases
  4. Alimony: 10%
    21 years, 145 cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marghretta Hagood Shisko

    Allison Dunham has an amazing understanding of what it takes to be effective for her clients, and she is incredibly compassionate in the process. I am happy to endorse Allison.

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    Marghretta Shisko
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Amanda Helms Craven

    I would recommend Allison to any friend or family member. She is highly skilled in the domestic arena and is dedicated to providing excellent service to her clients.

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    Amanda Craven Social security Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C.

178 W. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC, 29306

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200206/26/2016
SCGood Standing199503/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHarrison White Smith & Coggins2006 - Present
AttorneySouth Carolina Dept. Social Services2000 - 2006
Prosecuting AttorneyThirteenth Circuit Solicitor Office1996 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Spartanburg County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Greenville County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
SCWLAMember1995 - Present
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
South Carolina Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Clemson UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School for Non-lawyersFamily Law2015