Cheryl Ann Truesdale

Cheryl Ann Truesdale

Cheryl A. Truesdale, Attorney at Law
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • South Carolina
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1982 J.D. School of Law, University of South Carolina Practiced bankruptcy and consumer credit for 4 years Practiced personal injury and workers comp for 2 years Since 1989 have practiced family law, including divorce, child custody, visitation rights, grandparents rights, paternity, child support, alimony, division of marital assets.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Sole Practitioner
Cheryl A. Truesdale, Attorney at Law
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Staff Attorney
Mosely Law Firm
Staff Attorney
Piedmont Legal Services
University of South Carolina - Columbia
J.D. (1982) | Law
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Professional Associations
Greenville County Bar Association
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South Carolina State Bar
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Family Court Mediator
South Carolina Board of Mediator/Arbitrator Certification
Websites & Blogs
Firm Website
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57 Questions Answered

Q. DSS removed my child due to a positive drug screen that is not accurate due to a medication I'm prescribed
A: What you haven't mentioned is if you've provided a statement from your doctor confirming that you are prescribed for Adderall.
Q. Back in 2012 i signed a document between me and my parents for them to have temporary custody of my son and had it
A: Although your question doesn't state where the agreement was entered into, I assume that it was done in South Carolina. Because your agreement was never court approved, it is not enforceable as a custody order. It would merely convey to your parents the authority to obtain medical care for your child and to enroll him in school. Your parents don't need to "sign him back over". You may wish to send your parents a letter revoking the agreement and keep a copy for your records.
Q. My mother wants to transfer her property to me. We're unsure of how to proceed with that. Is it easiest to sell it?
A: She could have a new deed prepared conveying her 100% interest in the property to you. Your question doesn't provide any information as to why she would want to do that. 1) If she is wanting to transfer her property in anticipation of entering a nursing home, she can have a deed prepared that gives her a life estate in the property until her death then the property would be yours. A life estate would permit her to continue living in the home and she would continue to be financially responsible for it, but would not be able to sell it. 2) if she wants to transfer her property to you to avoid estate tax upon her death, South Carolina has no estate tax. For federal estate tax, her estate would have to be valued at greater than $11million for any tax to be owed.
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Contact & Map
330 East Coffee Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: (864) 527-5951
Fax: (864) 235-1283
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