Family Lawyer Mount Pleasant SC Charleston SC- Divorce, Custody, Guardian at Litem, DSS. Loignon Law Firm Mount Pleasant.If you are contemplating a divorce in South Carolina you need to hire an experienced attorney as early on as possible in order to protect your rights. Michael has the Family Court and trial experience you need on your side during this trying time.

There are five grounds for divorce in South Carolina: (1) Adultery, (2) Habitual Drunkenness, (3)Physical Cruelty, (4)Abandonment and (5) No Fault (living separate and apart for one year).

Distribution of marital property and custody decisions are too important to be handled without a solid plan and legal strategy. Even in an uncontested divorce, you should consult with an attorney before moving forward and signing any documents.

Call (843) 790-9388 today to speak to Michael about your case


The issue of child custody in South Carolina is usually a sensitive subject. As a father, Michael understands that nothing could ever keep him from his children.  Michael has experience with custody matters in Family Court and will provide you with the knowledge and outstanding service you require in order to assist you during this trying time.

South Carolina Courts will always look to the best interests of the child first and foremost. In the past, courts held a presumption that the mother would be the more capable caregiver and awarded physical custody to the mother in most cases.  Today, those presumptions are generally not present, but there are many types of custody arrangements, and some may suit you and your personal situation better than others.

Loignon Law Firm has experience in custody matters and can provide you the guidance you need during this challenging time.

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Custody proceedings in South Carolina generally require the parties to agree to, or the Court to appoint, a certified Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) who speaks for the interests of the minor child(ren).

Michael is a certified South Carolina Guardian Ad Litem who takes his role very seriously. As a father, Michael understands the sensitivity and the importance of this role, and always acts in the best interest of the child.

Please contact Loignon Law Firm at (843) 790-9388 today to get a Guardian Ad Litem for your custody matter.


If the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) has opened a file regarding the care and custody of your minor children or vulnerable adult relative, you need an attorney to immediately examine the evidence against you and to represent you in the Family Court during all proceedings.

They may tell you that you don’t need an attorney, but they are wrong. Everything you say in Court can be used against you.  You need a representative, and advocate, with the experience and the knowledge of the system to work on your behalf to resolve your DSS matter.

Michael worked as an attorney for the As a DSS attorney, Michael prosecuted abuse and neglect cases in Family Court, and dealt with difficult custody issues on a daily basis. He saw first-hand the struggles that families go through when dealing with DSS, and he knows there is a better way.  If you are contemplating divorce, are facing a custody battle, or have a pending DSS case, let Michael put his Family Court experience and DSS connections to work for you.

Call (843) 790-9388 today to speak to Michael about your case

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