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The spouse filing for divorce must have been a resident of South Carolina for at least one year, unless both spouses are residents, in which case the spouse filing must only have been a resident for three months. There is a required 90-day delay from the time of filing to the time of the final decree of divorce. The divorce may be filed for in:
There are mainly two reasons of divorce in South Carolina those are fault and general.In order to file for divorce in South Carolina, the proper grounds must be established. Both spouses are involved in establishing these grounds, and both must substantiate and agree upon these, unless the divorcing spouse is trying to prove otherwise to the court.
No-fault grounds for a divorce in South Carolinainclude:
General reasons fordivorce in South Carolinainclude:
In awarding child custody, the factors for consideration are as follows:
The parents both have equal rights regarding any award of custody of children. [Code of Laws of South Carolina; Chapter 3, Sections 20-3-160, 20-7-100, and 20-7-1520].
South Carolina is an “equitable distribution” state. Each spouse is entitled to keep his or her non-marital property, consisting of property:
All other property acquired during the marriage is subject to division, based on a consideration of the following factors:
Either spouse may be awarded alimony. The factors for consideration are:
The court may require the posting of bond as security for the payment of alimony and may require a spouse to carry life insurance and name the other spouse as beneficiary. [Code of Laws of South Carolina; Chapter 3, Sections 20-3-120, 20-3-130, 20-3-140 and South Carolina Case Law].
Both parents have joint responsibility for child support. The court may require income withholding for the guarantee of child support payments. There are official child support guidelines which are presumed to be correct unless one of the following factors requires a deviation from the amount:
The court may refer the spouses to a referee, who must make an honest effort to bring about a reconciliation between the spouses. In such cases, no divorce may be granted unless certified by the judge or the referee that the reconciliation efforts were unsuccessful. No final decree will be granted until 3 months after the initial filing of the complaint. [Code of Laws of South Carolina; Chapter 3, Sections 20-3-80, 20-3-90, and 20-7-850].START Your Divorce Process Now!
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