Child Custody in South Carolina

Authored By: South Carolina Legal Services

Child custody law in South Carolina has many facets. Our Family Law Unit Head Melinda Taylor reviews these facets and the 17 factors that a Family Court Judge reviews in making a decision when custody is contested. Listen and learn about custody 1) when parents are married v. unmarried; 2) legal custody v. physical custody; 3) sole custody vs. joint custody; 4) primary custody vs. secondary custody; 5) split custody; 6) shared custody; 7)visitation-standard, liberal and supervised; and much more!

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