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In the English common law tradition, from which our legal doctrines and concepts have developed, a marriage was a contract based upon a voluntary private agreement by a man and a woman to become husband and wife. Marriage was viewed as the basis of the family unit and vital to the preservation of morals and civilization. Traditionally, the husband had a duty to provide a safe house, pay for necessities such as food and clothing, and live in the house. The wife's obligations were maintaining a home, living in the home, having sexual relations with her husband, and rearing the couple's children. Today the underlying concept that marriage is a legal contract still remains but due to changes in society the legal obligations are not the same. Marriage is chiefly regulated by the states. The Supreme Court has held that states are permitted to reasonably regulate the institution by prescribing who is allowed to marry, and how the marriage can be dissolved.




Courts in South Carolina

South Carolina State falls under the 4th Circuit. The website for the appeals court for this circuit is www.ca4.uscourts.gov. South Carolina State has the following courts -
South Carolina Bankruptcy Court http://www.scb.uscourts.gov/
South Carolina District Court http://www.scd.uscourts.gov/



Suggested Lawyers for York
McWhirter Bellinger
McWhirter Bellinger is a personal injury law firm serving all of South Carolina. Free consultation.
www.mcwhirterlaw.com

SC Attorneys Helping Injured People

SC Attorneys who provide representation to victims of trucking accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and other serious personal injury.
www.mcgowanhood.com


South Carolina Legal Referral Services
  • South Carolina Bar LRS Columbia, SC (800)868-2284 (803)799-7100 Statewide










  • Demographic Information
    City/Town: York
    State: South Carolina
    Country: USA
    Population: 6,985



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  • In 1998 there were 208 statewide general and limited jurisdiction trial court systems in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. About 9,065 full time authorized judges served in the 71 statewide trial court systems of general jurisdiction alone.

  • Of the defendants who had State felony charges filed against them in the Nation's 75 most populous counties during May 2000, Released defendants were most likely to be released on commercial surety bond (37%) or their own recognizance (26%).




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  • Discuss your case in detail:
    When you visit a lawyer to discuss your case make sure that you have all the facts and figures ready with you. It can be a good idea to note down all the important facets of the case and then elaborate them before the lawyer. The more information you provide to the lawyer, the better he/she can assess the nature of your case. More importantly you can assess how the lawyer will proceed in handling your case after you have supplied all the information. It is always a good idea to ask the lawyer what course of action he/she recommends in your case, and the answer will greatly depend upon how much information you have supplied.

  • What you should ask in a fixed fee case:
    A fixed fee is also called a standard fee and is usually chargeable by lawyers in routine cases. An example would be a simple private company formation for which a lawyer may charge all clients $2000. As the same suggests, a fixed fee should be 'fixed', however this should be clarified with the lawyer. There should be clarity about additional charges if any that are not included in the fixed fee.



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