Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions About Divorce & Family Law


When you are seeking a Mt Pleasant divorce attorney, it is important to get to know whomever you choose in order to determine if they are right for you. At the Shaw Law Firm, LLC, we have guided individuals in seek of divorce, child custody, adoption, and more. We understand the laws pertaining to families and we are compassionate in our representation, yet aggressive when we need to be. We receive plenty of questions regarding divorce at our firm, and we have provided some answers to our most frequently asked questions.

If your question is not answered below, give our firm a call and we can discuss your case further in a consultation.

I'm in the Military and Am Filing for Divorce. Can You Help Me?

Yes! We have experience helping our service members through divorce. Many typical family issues are much more complex if you are serving in the military. We can assist you when dealing with separation of military retirement pay, spousal support, child support, child visitation, custody, and more. If you or your spouse has served in the armed forces, don't hesitate to contact us to schedule an initial consultation.

My Spouse & I Are Considering Separation. Do We Need a Lawyer?

Yes! A knowledgeable divorce attorney can help you create a separation agreement, which will be incredibly important for your family.

What services do you provide?

We help clients across Charleston County, Berkeley County, Dorchester County, the Charleston area, Charleston Naval Base, Mount Pleasant, Summerville, Moncks Corner, Goose Creek, and surrounding communities with a variety of family law and divorce matters.

Who is the attorney at Shaw Law Firm, LLC?

Our attorney is Heather Shaw. Attorney Shaw graduated from The Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and is part of the following:

At the Shaw Law Firm, LLC, we are experienced in all matters of divorce and work to provide our clients with the representation they need during one of the most difficult times of their lives. We understand the emotional toll a family law matter can have, and we do all we can to alleviate the stress. To schedule a consultation, call us today.