Charleston Divorce Lawyer and Custody Attorney
Heather Shaw is a graduate of The Thomas M. Cooley School of Law. She founded Shaw Law Firm, LLC in 2008 and has worked steadily since that time to build a practice that consistently strives to serve her clients and the community well. She has represented clients in the State and Federal Courts of SC. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the Charleston County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, and the South Carolina Collaborative Law Institute.
Heather began her career in the law working first as a paralegal in a large firm which assisted crime victims recover damages for personal injuries. The experience inspired her to further her education and become licensed to practice law. Today, she maintains a compassionate legal practice, committed to working hard for every client that may be suffering. She is frequently court appointed, as Guardian ad Litem, to represent children in the Family Courts of Dorchester County, Charleston County, and Berkeley County. She also accepts appointments to represent the indigent and the incapacitated in the Probate Courts. Heather is a resident of James Island. She enjoys gardening and spending time with family in her free time.
Whether representing an injured child, a divorcing parent, or a family business, Shaw Law Firm, LLC is devoted to seeking a fair resolution for each client.
Heather Shaw is an experienced family lawyer that represents client’s on the following domestic matters:
South Carolina Divorce – Uncontested and Contested Divorce
Military Divorces – Separation Agreements
Alimony – Child Support and Support Modification
Child Custody and Child Custody Modifications – Adoptions
Contempt Actions – Prenuptial Agreements
Mediation – Property Division
High Value Divorces
Equitable Division of Property
Heather Shaw, a Charleston South Carolina lawyer, will provide you with effective and efficient representation.
Attorney Shaw handles cases throughout the Charleston South Carolina area including: the entire Low Country, Charleston County, Berkeley County, Dorchester County, Beaufort County, Georgetown County, Hilton Head, the Charleston area, Mount Pleasant, Summerville, Moncks Corner, Beaufort, Georgetown, Goose Creek and surrounding Hilton Head communities. Our office is located in Charleston SC.
When faced with a divorce, most people are physically and emotionally exhausted. To help you through the experience You have to have need to have a seasoned family lawyer by your side. We can educate you about your choices, the issues surrounding your options, and the process you should follow to get the best outcome. We represent clients in Charleston South Carolina, and the surrounding metro area.
South Carolina Divorce Attorney
When your marriage has broken up, for your and your children?s best interests, competent legal representation is a must. Our divorce lawyer has extensive experience in all the big and small issues related to divorce, including separation agreements, spousal support, contested and uncontested divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, property and asset distribution, and pension rights. We will give you counsel and representation for getting through the process of separation and divorce. If you are considering divorce or find yourself presented with divorce proceedings, please contact our Charleston, South Carolina law firm for aggressive but compassionate representation in your divorce case.
Charleston Military Divorce Attorney
She will lead you through the process of divorce; child custody, BAH, retirement division, dealing with the chain of command, child visitation, and support; alimony; pension concerns; and property and asset divisions to make sure you understand the options so that you can make an informed decision.
Charleston Child Custody, Child Support and Visitation Lawyer
Issues surrounding your children are always emotional and often difficult to even discuss. Assets are divided in a divorce and it’s more expensive to support two households than one. Heather Shaw is skilled at handling the delicate issues surrounding child custody, support, and visitation. While you and your spouse can agree to all issues involved in a divorce, the resulting child custody agreement must be approved by the court. Many facts are considered by the court in determining what is in the best interests of the children. Child custody, support, and visitation modifications can be made at any time and by either parent. Failure by the responsible party to pay financial obligations requires court orders to enforce the separation or divorce agreement and may be obtained through contempt suits.
SC Adoption Lawyer Foreign and Domestic
Adoption can be a very exciting time; but with all the laws and regulations for adoptions – foreign and domestic, it can seem an impossible endeavor. Skilled legal representation is crucial during the entire adoption process. Starting with how to find a child to adopt, all the way through bringing the child home. Our law firm is here to help you in overcoming any obstacles that may be put in your path to becoming parents.
It’s crucial that you have competent legal advice by licensed South Carolina lawyer with experience in family law, divorce, separation and divorce, child custody, contempt suits, child support modification, visitation, and adoptions. Our Charleston South Carolina family law attorney, Heather Shaw, will provide you with professional representation. You deserve an lawyer who will fight for your rights and can explain South Carolina family law in a way you can easily understand.