Grounds for Divorce

In South Carolina there are 5 grounds for divorce. Our Courts recognize four “fault” grounds and one “no-fault” ground for divorce. 1.     Adultery 2.     Desertion for a period of one year 3.     Physical cruelty 4.     Habitual drunkenness (alcohol or narcotic drugs) 5.     Separation of spouses for at least one year (“no-fault divorce”) In order to obtain a divorce, the party […]