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South Carolina Divorce laws |Grounds for Divorce
The four fault grounds are adultery, desertion, habitual drunkenness and physical cruelty
Adultery—A spouse is having a romantic relationship outside the marriage
Desertion for One Year—A spouse deserts the other for at least a year
Habitual Drunkenness—One spouse is a habitual drunk or drug addict
Physical Cruelty—One spouse is physically abused
One Year separation–If you and your spouse have been separated and living apart for at least a year, in which case you are eligible for a no-fault divorce.