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South Carolina Divorce Law

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In the state of South Carolina, in order to register a petition for legal divorce,

one should be sure about the fact that Family Court has legal rights over the case.

Easiest way the partners are eligible to utilize a certain legal system of South Carolina divorce law is by fulfilling the residency needs.

Fulfilling the South Carolina residency requirements is simply a concern for a partner who has currently shifted or willing to move shortly.

Filing requirements

  • In order to construct an action for separation from the bonds of matrimony the complainer should have resided in the province for at least 12 months
  • The document of residential proof should be attached with other documents while filing for divorce.
  • In case the complainer is a nonresident, the defendant should have been a resident of the state for the same duration
  • Actions for legal separation must be tried in the province where the defendant stays at the time of the initiation of the action

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