What are Grounds for Divorce in South Carolina

In South Carolina, a divorce may be granted on one or more of the following grounds: adultery, desertion for one or more years, physical cruelty, habitual drunkenness, or if the parties have lived apart for a period of one or more years. (South Carolina Code of Laws Title 20 Domestic Relations Chapter 3 Divorce Section 10)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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