Posted at 14:53h
, Family Law
If you live in South Carolina and want to get a divorce, then you’ve probably heard that you have to have grounds. In other words, you can’t just get divorced without a reason. This can be a little deceiving, though, because it makes it sound as though one spouse must have done something bad in order to justify dissolving the marriage. But this isn’t actually the case. You don’t actually need “fault” to get divorced. You just need to meet one of the statutory or legal reasons for divorce.
Under Section 20-3-10
of the South Carolina Family Code, here is a brief explanation of the specific grounds upon which you can base your divorce: