At the Law Offices of Shea & Barron, we handle a full range of family law and domestic relations matters for clients throughout South Carolina, including:
- Divorce – simple to complex
- Child Custody & Visitation (including relocation and modification)
- Child Support establishment and modifications
- Spousal Support/Alimony establishment and modification
- Paternity determinations
- Property Division (including businesses and professional practices)
- Marital Property Settlements
- Pre-litigation Consultations
- Pre/Post-Marital Settlement Agreements
- Contempt proceedings/Enforcement of Court Orders
- Name Changes
- Guardian ad Litem services
Our Family Law Attorneys
David C. Shea has focused his practice largely on divorce and child custody matters since founding his own firm in 2004 after his partnership with Kermit S. King. Almand J. Barron has practiced exclusively family law her entire career.
Each has handled numerous divorce cases involving substantial assets and complex issues of property division, including professional practices, small businesses, stock options, rental properties, and retirement plans (such as military retirement, state retirement, 401(k), 401(b), IRA, and defined benefit plans).
Both partners are Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national organization whose mission is to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law. The organization has rigorous admission requirements, with just over 30 South Carolina members.
Almand Barron is board certified in family law by the the National Board of Trial Advocates, a national organization dedicated to bettering the quality of trial advocacy in our nation’s courtrooms and helping consumers find experienced and highly qualified trial lawyers.
David Shea is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading peer-review rating service for attorneys for more than a century.
We invite potential clients to meet with Mr. Shea or Ms. Barron and discuss their individual situation and particular needs. Divorce consultations are billed at an hourly rate. If you have any questions, or if you would like to speak with an experienced attorney regarding your divorce or domestic relations matter, please do not hesitate to call our Columbia, South Carolina office at (803) 779-3099. We look forward to hearing from you!
Frequently Asked Family Law Questions
Below are questions frequently asked by people in need of a domestic attorney. The section below is not intended as legal advice; consultation with an attorney on the client’s unique set of facts is necessary because the law is constantly evolving and changing. Each case in family court is different, and advice from friends or family, though well-meaning, might not be applicable to your situation and sometimes might even be harmful to your case.