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Aliecia Bores receives President's Award from South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division

The Finkel Law Firm is pleased to announce that associate attorney, Aliecia M. Bores, was recently awarded the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) President’s Award. This award ...
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Real Estate - Rising Seas Affect Coastal Property Rights

Real Estate – Rising Seas Affect Coastal Property Rights If recent trends continue property owners along the coast may suffer significant erosion of their property rights. ...
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Real Estate - First Time Home Buyer ?

Real estate closings can be confusing, allow the team of professionals at the Finkel Law Firm represent you to make the home buying process straightforward. ...
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How to Stay Connected with Finkel Law Firm, LLC

Finkel Law Firm LLC has a reputation as being one of South Carolina’s premier law firms. We are a large firm that has the ability to provide legal services for a wide-range of areas of law. From ...
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Construction Law - Mechanic's Liens

The kitchen remodel is nearly finished but you thought that the contract called for under cabinet lighting. The addition is almost done, but there are several items still left incomplete and the ...
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Probate Law & Family Law- The Role of the Guardian ad Litem

Guardians ad litem are well known to attorneys and litigants in family court. In a family court proceeding where children are involved, the GAL serves as the “eyes and ears” of the court ...
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Probate Law- Subsequent Administration: Opening a Closed Probate Estate

Have you recently discovered an additional asset of a deceased love one? Sometimes it becomes necessary to reopen a probate estate after closure of the estate and the Personal Representative has been ...
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Occupational Accident Insurance Policies - Breach of Contract and Bad Faith

Has an Insurance Company denied your claim? Many South Carolinians protect themselves and their loved ones by obtaining occupational insurance policies which represent that they will pay for medical ...
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The Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy

What is this automatic stay business? So, you are served with a bankruptcy filing from someone who owes you money. What is this Automatic Stay business? How does someone else’s bankruptcy apply ...
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Same Sex Marriage in South Carolina

Same Sex Marriage Is Legal in South Carolina On July 28, 2014, in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the case of Bostic v. Schaefer was decided, ruling in favor of equal protection under the law for ...
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Family Law, Divorce and Mediation

By Attorney Anthony Charles Increasingly, mediation of divorce and custody disputes is becoming the norm. In South Carolina, there are currently 33 counties that require mediation of Family Court ...
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Criminal Law - Implications of Refusing to Take a Breathalyzer Exam

One of the most frequent questions I'm asked about Driving Under the Influence ("DUI") is, "should I take the breathalyzer?" Generally, whether you should refuse or submit to ...
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The Ethics of Mechanic's Liens Pt. 2 - Got 'Em Over a Barrel

Under South Carolina Law, a court cannot dissolve a mechanic's lien if the contractor makes a prima facie showing for filing the lien or if the amount owed depends upon which of the party's ...
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The Ethics of Mechanic's Liens Part 1- Do You Mean I Don't Get Any Profit?

Title 29 Chapter 5 of the South Carolina Code sets forth the basis by which a contractor, subcontractor, material supplier or other persons improving real estate may file a lien on property for which ...
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Child Custody and Child Support- Modification

Determining whether a parent is entitled to modify an existing child support order depends on your unique circumstances. The Family Courts of the State of South Carolina must consider the "best ...
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Wrongful Denial of Auto Insurance Claims - Excluded Drivers

In South Carolina, contracts for automobile insurance are strictly governed by the laws of this state, and any provision of an automobile insurance policy that conflicts with the laws of this state is ...
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Family Law, Divorce and Domestic Issues- The UCCJEA

When parents live in different states determining the proper state to decide child custody disputes can be complex. We live in a mobile society. People move around, often between states. People move ...
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Personal Injury and Malpractice

Finkel Law Firm LLC obtains 2 of the top 25 Verdicts and Settlements in 2013 from South Carolina. On February 3, 2014 the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly publication released the top 25 verdicts and ...
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