Beaufort Divorce Attorneys


You've kept it together for as long as you could—for the kids, for the life you built. When the time comes to end your marriage, you need a South Carolina divorce lawyer with experience, grit and compassion. Fender Law Firm will work with you every step of the way to ensure you get what's rightfully yours so you can move forward.


Beaufort Divorce Attorney

Once you've made the decision to file for divorce, make sure you hire an attorney as soon as possible to represent your interests, whether in mediation or family court.

— I don't want to lose my kids.

— I'm escaping an abusive relationship.

— My military spouse is getting deployed.

Fender Law Firm has secured positive outcomes for clients with divorce issues ranging from child custody, visitation and malicious parent syndrome to abuse, military and same sex. We take on some of the toughest divorce cases in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, including Beaufort County, Jasper County, Colleton County, Hampton County, and Allendale County. And when it comes to results, our representation is second to none.

Get Fender Law Firm on your side.

An uncontested divorce; where spouses agree on all the important issues, is an ideal scenario. In contested divorce cases where conflicts can't be overcome, the representation can make all the difference.

Child Custody

Custody and parenting agreements can be especially difficult to negotiate. Our Beaufort child custody lawyers are dedicated to helping parents resolve complex custody issues in a timely and peaceful manner. Don't leave your custody negotiations up to chance.

Military Divorce

Beaufort’s military families make many sacrifices in service to their country and sadly, ‘marriage’ can be one of them. Our attorneys understand the complexities of military divorce where custody, debt, assets, healthcare, pensions and child/spousal support are concerned. Reach out now.


Legal separation is an option for couples who aren’t ready for the finality of a divorce. It can leave the door open for reconciliation or it can confirm the need to file for divorce. It might also be the best choice for religious or legal reasons. Find out if separation is right for you. Reach out now.


For couples hoping to avoid lengthy, stressful and costly court battles, mediation can be an effective alternative. Fender Law Firm’s family mediation service offers unbiased legal advice and moderates discussions to help you and your spouse resolve issues peacefully. Reach out now.


Proudly serving the Beaufort community for three generations

We bring over 25 years of experience to your case and will work patiently and tirelessly to bring you peace of mind.

Our roots run deep and date back to the Dowling & Dowling firm founded in 1941. Attorney Addison Fender continued his family's legacy in 2010 when he and his wife Tracy, one of the county's most experienced paralegals, opened Fender Law Firm. Guided by the practice's long standing values of compassion, honesty and fairness, our highly skilled team offers family legal services in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, including Beaufort County, Jasper County, Colleton County, Hampton County, and Allendale County. Beaufort, Blufton, Hilton Head and surrounding areas.

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If you find yourself in need of Family Law representation, don’t wait another day to reach out and set up a consultation. Put the experienced team at Fender Law Firm on your side to help reach your goals. Call 843-379-4888 right now, or fill out the form below.