The spaghetti tracks I’ve watched all week gave me no greater understanding of the Cone of Uncertainty. If you evacuate,remember the important documents you may need after a storm. A powerful storm damages your house and the courthouse. Post Katrina, some folks had a hard time proving ownership to land because the public records were damaged. Are you the designated … Read More

Not a bookstore but we have a kitty

This little guy knocked on the door this morning around 9:05 this morning.  We are not the bookstore with the kitty in the window; we have a law office kitty.  In thinking of a juris sounding name, I suggested Bari for “barrister”.  My children vetoed it.  Shirley shooed her out with my girls by 10:00.  She may have to just visit the … Read More

Power of Attorney Changes

The South Carolina General Assembly made significant revisions to the statutes governing powers of attorney. In January, I attended a conference with a segment on these changes. I must say I was so bored (lawyers go on and on about a topic) I kept getting up for coffee.  At the same conference, I spoke to a much more academic colleague … Read More

Hard to say Goodbye

This week we say goodbye to our Miss Jan.   My how time flies.  Jan joined Shirley and I eight years ago when I had two girls, a new office, and not enough office furniture.  Together we have worn in the new office and tamed the incessant mass of paper that accompanies a law practice.  We have changed technologies and … Read More

New Location for your convenience

Martha Rivers can now see you at 100 Park St SW in downtown Aiken, across from the Aiken County courthouse.  The Williston office remains open as well.  When making an appointment, simply specify where you would like to meet.

SC Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring “Law School for Non-Lawyers”

From (WAGT/WRDW) Augusta – The South Carolina Bar to sponsor Law School for Non-Lawyers in Aiken. The SC Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring “Law School for Non-Lawyers,” a seven-week program designed to give the public an overview of the South Carolina legal system and insight into common legal problems people face, according to a press release. The series will be held … Read More

Welcome To Our New Website

We are very pleased to launch our new and improved website.  Take a look around and contact us with any comments or questions.