Megan Hunt Dell

Megan Hunt Dell

Creative Solutions for Family Law in Charleston
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • South Carolina
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Biography

Megan was born and raised in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, a small town about 30 miles north of Charleston.

While attending the Charleston School of Law, Megan served as a volunteer guardian ad litem, advocating for the best interests of children in abuse and neglect cases. She also had clerkships with the Charleston County Family Court and a local family law firm.

When Megan is not practicing law, she is attempting new recipes, trying to become a runner, singing loudly and offkey, and reading. Megan and her husband live in Ravenel with their children and cat.

Megan exclusively practices family law, representing residents of Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, and Horry counties.

Providing efficient representation for her clients is the foundation of Ms. Dell's practice. She offers exceptional service that is both affordable and effective, and is committed to pursuing fairness and integrity while advocating for your interests.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Additional Practice Areas
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Annulments
  • Property division
  • Alimony
  • Child custody & visitation
  • Child support
  • Separation & Settlement agreements
  • Enforcement of prior orders
  • Modifications of prior orders
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $275 Consultation Fee; Retainers/Flat Fees discussed during consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/Attorney
Megan C. Hunt, Attorney at Law, LLC / Dell Family Law, P.C.
- Current
Education
College of Charleston
B.A. | Corporate & Organizational Communication
Activities: Honors College; Kappa Delta Sorority
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Charleston School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Advocacy Award from the Children's Advocacy and Family Law Society; Pro Bono Service Award
Activities: Honor Council, Chair; Resolved: Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution, founding Editor-in-Chief; Federal Courts Law Review, Articles Editor; Charleston School of Law Ambassadors; Children's Advocacy and Family Law Society; Alternative Dispute Resolution Society; Relay for Life; Women in Law
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Awards
Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
SC Bar
Advocacy Award from the Children's Advocacy and Family Law Society
Charleston School of Law
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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South Carolina Bar
House of Delegates
- Current
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South Carolina Bar  # 79028
Member
- Current
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Charleston School of Law Alumni Association
Board Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
"Divorce in South Carolina: The Good, The Bad, and The Truth"
Speaking Engagements
Careers in Family Law
Charleston School of Law
Handling Ethical Issues in Family Law Practice, South Carolina Family Law Practice for Paralegals
Halfmoon Education
Preparing for Trial and Possible Appeal
Charleston County Bar Association
Phones, Tablets, and Games! Oh My! What Guardians ad Litem Should Know About Screen Time, Electronics, and Social Media
Charleston Guardian ad Litem Committee
Family Court Bench Bar
South Carolina Bar
Preparing to Testify and Be Cross-Examined (Part 2)
Charleston Guardian ad Litem Committee
Preparing to Testify and Be Cross-Examined (Part 1)
Charleston Guardian ad Litem Committee
In the Best Interest of the Child: GAL Training and Update
South Carolina Bar
Family Law Essentials
South Carolina Bar
In the Best Interest of the Child: GAL Training and Update
South Carolina Bar
Rainmaking Bootcamp
South Carolina Bar
Family Law Essentials
South Carolina Bar
In the Best Interest of the Child: GAL Training and Update
South Carolina Bar
Establishing and Maintaining Your Family Law Practice
South Carolina Bar
Ethical Social Media Marketing
South Carolina Bar
Ethical Social Media Marketing
Charleston Women Lawyers
Certifications
Guardian ad Litem
South Carolina Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
10 Questions Answered
Q. Can I possibly takeover custody of a baby that dss placed with his aunt?
A: Under South Carolina law, when children are removed from a home, there is an order of preference for where the children should be placed (with family or not). If you wish to seek custody of this child, you should seek the advice of a lawyer experienced with DSS cases and third-party custody claims.
Q. I would like to be adopted by my step dad. I am almost 50 now my mother is passed away. But I have always had this need
A: South Carolina Family Court will allow an adult to be adopted by another adult. You should seek the advice of a lawyer who is experienced in handling adult adoptions.
Q. I'm unwed with a child and would like to know what my legal right are with my child? father not pay chd sup. no vistati
A: In South Carolina, when a child is born to unmarried parents, the mother is the child's sole custodian. Paternity and child support can be established through the DSS child support process. Information on how to apply for child support through DSS is available here: https://dss.sc.gov/child-support/how-to-apply/
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Contact & Map
Dell Family Law, P.C.
1064 Gardner Road
Suite 201
Charleston, SC 29407
Telephone: (843) 242-7477
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed