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Since our beginning, we have been passionate about issues that effect every family. We firmly believe such life-changing matters require a diligent attention to detail, personalized representation, and zealous advocacy. We offer insightful and compassionate counsel as well as an asserrtive representation that you will need for your case. Whether you require assistance with adoption, complex marital litigation, divorce, custody, visitation and support, we offer the supportive advocacy you need as you navigate through family court. As your devoted representative, we will be by your side throughout your entire case, from start to finish. The ending of a marriage is rarely easy.


Even the most amicable of breakups can get complicated when children or valuable assets are involved. Our family law attorneys in Charleston, SC believe successful advocacy includes educating our clients on the legal nuances involved, as well as their full list of rights. Helping you make informed decisions, achieve realistic goals, and reach a favorable outcome is always our primary concern. We want you to move onto the next chapter of your life with confidence.

We can provide the support you need for numerous family law concerns, including:
- Alimony
- Child custody & child support
- Child visitation rights
- Separation agreements
- Child relocation disputes
- Prenuptial and post-marital agreements
- Divorce, both contested and uncontested
- Modifications or enforcement of orders
- Property division, including complex asset distribution
- Adoption – as well as step-parent and same-sex adoption


Whether you are entering into mandatory mediation or considering a collaborative divorce, you need insightful legal representation by your side to ensure your rights are protected. Negotiations can sour quickly and leave you at a great disadvantage if you are without the assistance of a skilled attorney.
These dialogues require a keen understanding of the legalities involved as well as a comprehensive awareness of all options available to reach a successful conclusion. Our family lawyers in Charleston, SC offer the tenacious advocacy you need to safeguard your interests, maximize your gain, and protect your family.


Although the basic legalities involved in a civilian divorce apply to military families, the dissolution of a marriage for individuals who serve our country can get very complex. If both spouses are members of the armed forces, it makes the matter even more difficult, especially when determining where you should file your petition for divorce.
We are extensively experienced in handling military divorces. Our Charleston family law attorneys offer the perceptive legal guidance you need to resolve your divorce swiftly and favorably while paying special attention to the additional complications of separating military retirement pay and determining the state of residency.


Rarely does a family law matter arise without the added burden of emotional or financial stress. Our dedication to our clients includes quality and astute legal counsel. We offer confidential consultations so you can provide the complete picture of your concern.
Whether you need supportive assistance with a step-parent adoption, assertive representation to enforce an existing court order, or dynamic advocacy during the establishment of alimony, we offer highly skilled and experienced legal counsel you need and deserve.


Personal Injury

If you’ve been injured in a car accident and require legal representation. Our Charleston personal injury attorneys can help you with the claims process to pursue maximum damages.

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As the saying goes, you can't take it with you when you die. A Charleston probate lawyer can help surviving family members settle debts and allocate your assets after you're gone, with or without a will.

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"I would highly recommend Terence M. Hoffman. He helped me with my family matter as well as prepared my will. Mr. Hoffman has helped many of my friends from family court, probate, will preparation, and personal injury. He is very knowledgeable with all areas of the law and has been an asset to me when dealing with legal matters."
Terri Wall
"Mr. Hoffman was such a pleasure to work with. He provided me with a wealth of information and made me feel at ease about my case.

I highly recommend him to represent anyone who is looking for a true professional."
Bradley Lawson
"I got hit in the back on Ashley Phosphate road in 2017. I've never been in an accident before and wasn't sure what to do or who to call. I was referred to Terence Hoffman. Mr Hoffman and his team were very patient and helpful throughout the whole process. Mr. Hoffman definitely made that experience much easier and painless. "
Tai Wright

Terence M Hoffman
Esquire (843) 764-9883