• Divorce Diaries: The Opposite of Love By Tawnya Queen

    Divorce Diaries: The Opposite of Love By Tawnya Queen

    The best question I ever heard Brian Miller, Esq. ask was, “What is the opposite of ‘love’?”  I, like most people, said, “Hate.” Mr. Miller goes on to point out, “’Love’ is a passionate emotion.  ‘Hate’ is a passionate emotion.  The opposite of passionate emotion is ‘apathy’ or the absence of emotion.  So really, the opposite of ‘love’ is ‘apathy.’”  ...

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  • PANDEMIC SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES By Brian R. Miller

    PANDEMIC SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES By Brian R. Miller

    Many of us who own and run small businesses over the past year, whether professional services businesses, restaurants, shops, theaters, or any business relying on interactions with the general-public, have spent hours awake at night terrified about what comes next with COVID.  While larger companies have easily transitioned to online platforms, part of the charm of small businesses is the ability and willingne...

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  • The Necessity of Being Compassionate in Family Law: Putting Yourself in Someone Else’s Shoes

    The Necessity of Being Compassionate in Family Law: Putting Yourself in Someone Else’s Shoes

    By: Miranda Gatlin Compassion is defined as the emotional response to another’s pain or suffering, including an authentic desire to help. Empathy is the feeling and understanding component (i.e., detecting and mirroring another’s emotions and experiencing their feelings); because compassion involves taking action, empathy is necessary to motivate acts of compassion. Research suggests that compassion is somet...

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  • The A.L.E Project

    The A.L.E Project

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  • The Changing Face of Mental Illness in South Carolina

    The Changing Face of Mental Illness in South Carolina

    By Melissa Suarez Miller, Attorney with The Miller Law Firm, P.A. One of my roles as an attorney in South Carolina is to serve as court-appointed counsel and Guardian ad Litem for individuals who have been involuntarily committed to a mental health facility.   Over the near- decade that I have been serving this capacity, my clients and those for whom I serve as a Guardian ad Litem have largely been mid...

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  • CLU (Coronavirus Legal Update for March 27, 2020:  How the CARES Act Can Help Small Businesses)

    CLU (Coronavirus Legal Update for March 27, 2020: How the CARES Act Can Help Small Businesses)

    On March 27, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (also known as the “CARES Act”). The purpose of the Act, as stated, is to “[p]rovid[e] emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.” This monumental, $2-billion-dollar stimulus package, is the largest disaster relief package in U.S. history ...

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  • CLOSING DURING COVID

    CLOSING DURING COVID

    2021 was the year some small business owners simply gave up.  When the government changes the rules seemingly every week it can be difficult to keep up.  Owners who were thinking about selling before the pandemic may have decided to hasten their departure and ride off into the sunset leaving COVID regulations worries far behind. But what do business owners selling during COVID have to consider in rela...

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