DivorceWriter provides you with everything you need to complete your own South Carolina uncontested divorce without an attorney.
South Carolina Residency Requirements
If both parties have lived in South Carolina for three months before filing for divorce, you can file for divorce. If only one party lives in South Carolina, that person must have lived in South Carolina for one year before filing for divorce.
Grounds for Divorce
The spouses must have lived separate and apart without cohabitation for one full year before filing for divorce. This is the no-fault ground in South Carolina.
Filing Your South Carolina Divorce
The basic steps for filing your uncontested South Carolina divorce are as follows:
- You review and sign the documents, then file the documents with the Clerk of Court.
- Your spouse reviews and signs responsive documents, then files the documents with the Clerk of Court.
- A judge finalizes your divorce by signing your Final Order of Divorce.
Division of property & debt, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), spousal support, and more are covered.