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Melissa Fuller Brown, Esq., Guest Speaking at the Oklahoma Family Law Section Trial Advocacy School on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Melissa Fuller Brown, Esq., is the invited guest speaker at the Oklahoma Family Law Section Trial Advocacy School on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Her presentation is titled “Social Media & ESI: How to Obtain, Preserve & Introduce in Family Court Cases.” Another aspect of the program is the students’ ability to go well beyond the [..]

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Exciting News for Melissa F. Brown, LLC

Melissa Fuller Brown was recently invited to serve as one of fourteen members of the Executive Committee of The National Advocates.  The Committee leads this professional organization composed of the Top 100 attorneys from each state. Other Executive Members include Gloria Allred and George Geragos. Prominent Family Lawyers on the Executive Committee include Robert Stephen [..]

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Jonathan W. Lounsberry Program Co-Chair for 2014 ABA Section of International Law’s International Families: Money, Children and Long Term Planning Conference

Along with Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers of Miles & Stockbridge P.C. (Baltimore & Washington, D.C.), Jonathan W. Lounsberry of Melissa F. Brown, LLC (Charleston, South Carolina) was program Co-Chair for the “The Promise of the 1980 Hague Convention in Asia” Panel at the 2014 ABA Section of International Law’s International Families: Money, Children and Long Term Planning Conference [..]

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The South Carolina Supreme Court’s Changes to Civil Procedure Rules Directly Impact Family Court Litigants

Today’s (April 16, 2014) Shearouse Advance Sheets No. 15, the South Carolina Supreme Court amended portions of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure that directly impact family court cases.  The Court ordered that Rules 11 and 77, SCRCP, are amended and 41.2, SCRCP is added as follows: Amendment to Rule 11(a), SCRCP: “…The written or electronic signature of an attorney [..]

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Be Careful When Using Technology To Gather Evidence

The world of technology changes at break neck speed.   Even Apple fans hardly have time to familiarize themselves with a new toy before another is introduced. The new technology is available even before contracts run on the previous models. Most people today are not as concerned about keeping up with the Jones’s as they are with keeping [..]

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Pending South Carolina Joint Custody Bill Needs Work, Says SC Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has issued a position statement regarding the pending joint custody bill, H. 4614, currently before the State Senate. This legislation would create significant changes in the way custody cases are decided in South Carolina, and in some respects would limit the Family Court’s ability to craft custody arrangements that fit [..]

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