Important Facts You Should Know Before Filing for Divorce in South Carolina — Family Law

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What are the grounds for divorce in South Carolina, according to Family Law? South Carolina recognizes both no-fault and fault grounds for divorce (SC Code 20-3-10). If you have been living separately for a year, without cohabitation, a couple can file for a no-fault divorce. Otherwise you will need to provide a fault-based reason for divorce, including adultery, desertion by one spouse for a year or more, physical cruelty, or habitual drunkenness or narcotics abuse. What are the residency requirements and waiting period for a divorce? The spouse filing for a divorce must live in South Carolina for at least three months if...

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