Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

By |2019-07-03T08:37:41-05:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Family Law in Charleston, South Carolina|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an “equitable division,” sometimes referred to as a “separate property,” state. In most long marriages, the split will not be far from 50/50. In shorter marriages, it [...]