- How long does it take to get a divorce in South Carolina?
- I just left my spouse, and no one was at fault. Is there anything I can do to protect myself before we have been separated for a year?
- My spouse and I are still together in our home, but I want to leave. Is there anything I can do legally?
- What is standard visitation? How can I get more than just standard visitation?
- How is child support calculated?
- My former spouse hasn't paid child support for months/years? Is there anything I can do?
- What constitutes adultery? What level of proof is required?
Charleston Family Law
The Murphy Law Firm, LLC is committed to providing clients with quality legal services. Through responsible action, our firm represents clients in family law matters including divorce, separation, child custody, child support, visitation, equitable distribution of assets and debts, adoption, alimony, and modification cases.
Attorney Lynn Murphy has been practicing law for 12 years and works exclusively in the area of family law. She has assembled a reliable and professional team of attorneys, legal assistants, and office staff. Our team approach to helping you with your case allows us to provide each client with a high level of personal service. You can be assured that your phone calls and emails will be answered by a trained member of our staff. Our team consists of Attorney Lynn Murphy, Attorney Jennifer Selan, Legal Assistant Ann Millican, and Office Manager Dawne Taylor. Together, we are able to help clients through sensitive life transitions. The Murphy Law Firm also provides mediation services, handles collaborative law cases, and both attorneys serve as Guardians ad Litem protecting the interests of the minor children in contested cases.
Ms. Murphy graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from the University of Richmond, Virginia in 1995 with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Ms. Murphy has been practicing law for the past twelve years having graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1999.
Prior to opening Murphy Law Firm, LLC in 2002, Ms. Murphy practiced law for three years at the law firm of Nelson, Mullins, Riley and Scarborough. Since 2002, Ms. Murphy has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of family law.
Ms. Murphy is a member of the Charleston Bar Association, the South Carolina Women's Lawyer's Association, the South Carolina Collaborative Law Institute, and the Mediation and Meeeting Center of Charleston. Ms. Murphy is active in the Family Court Bar and the Charleston Center for Women, is a certified Guardian ad Litem and is trained in Collaborative Law. Ms. Murphy previously served on the Board of Directors of the Mediation Center of Charleston and the South Carolina Collaborative Law Institute. She is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a Family Court Mediator and has an active mediation practice. Ms. Murphy currently serves on the Children's Law Committee of the South Carolina Bar, the Family Law Section of the South Carolina Bar, and the Board of Directors of the Lowcountry Phi Beta Kappa Chapter.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you schedule an appointment. Please call our office at (843) 571-4300 to schedule an appointment. Please note that the consultation fee is $300.