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1976 South Carolina Code of Laws
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Title 14 - Courts



CHAPTER 21.

FAMILY COURTS [REPEALED]

ARTICLE 1.

GENERAL PROVISIONS [REPEALED]

SECTIONS 14-21-10, 14-21-20. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-10, 14-21-20. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-30. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.40; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1980 Act No. 483]Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-40. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.42; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1979 Act No. 164 Part IV-A; 1979 Act No. 194 Part III Section 5] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-50 to 14-21-130. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-50 to 14-21-130. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-140. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.39; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1976 Act No. 690 Art III Section 3] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-150, 14-21-160. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-150, 14-21-160. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

ARTICLE 3.

ESTABLISHMENT AND PERSONNEL [REPEALED]


SECTIONS 14-21-310 to 14-21-370. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-310 to 14-21-370. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

ARTICLE 4.

JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FAMILY COURTS [REPEALED]

SECTIONS 14-21-410 to 14-21-430. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Sections 1-5] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-410 to 14-21-430. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Sections 1-5] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-435. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art II Section 6; Am 1979 Act No. 164 Part IV-ASection 3; 1979 Act No. 194 Part III Section 5] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-440 to 14-21-450. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Sections 7-9] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-440 to 14-21-450. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Sections 7-9] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-455. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Section 10; Am 1977 Act No. 217; 1978 Act No. 403 Section 1] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-460 to 14-21-470. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Sections 11-13] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-460 to 14-21-470. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Sections 11-13] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-475. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. II Section 14] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-480. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. VIII Section 1; Am 1978 Act No. 494 Section 1]Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-485. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. VIII Section 2] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-490. [En 1976 Act No. 690 Art. VIII Section 3] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-496. [En 1976 Act No. 690. Art. VIII Section 4] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-500. [En. 1976 Act No. 690 Art VIII Section 6; Am 1978 Act No. 494 Section 1]Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

ARTICLE 5.

DELINQUENT, NEGLECTED AND ABANDONED CHILDREN [REPEALED]

SECTION 14-21-510. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.9; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1976 Act No. 690 Art III Section 1; 1978 Act No. 609 Section 2; 1980 Act No. 516 Section 5] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-515. [En 1978 Act No. 609 Section 1] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-520, 14-21-530. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-520. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.10; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-530 was entitled: Transfer of certain criminal cases to family court.

SECTION 14-21-530. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.11; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-520, 14-21-530. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-520. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.10; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-530 was entitled: Transfer of certain criminal cases to family court.

SECTION 14-21-530. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.11; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-540. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.12; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1980 Act No. 516 Section 3] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-545. [En 1980 Act No. 516 Section 4] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-550 to 14-21-580. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-550. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.13; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-560 was entitled: Preliminary inquiry and informal action by court; contents, verification, and filing of petition; investigation; notice.

SECTION 14-21-560. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.14; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-570 was entitled: Service of summons, process or notice.

SECTION 14-21-570. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.15; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-580 was entitled: Failure to obey summons or process; issuance of warrant.

SECTION 14-21-580. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.16; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-550 to 14-21-580. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-550. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.13; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-560 was entitled: Preliminary inquiry and informal action by court; contents, verification, and filing of petition; investigation; notice.

SECTION 14-21-560. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.14; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-570 was entitled: Service of summons, process or notice.

SECTION 14-21-570. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.15; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-580 was entitled: Failure to obey summons or process; issuance of warrant.

SECTION 14-21-580. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.16; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-590. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.17; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1980 Act No. 516 Section 2] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-600, 14-21-610. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-600. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.18; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-610 was entitled: Conduct of hearings.

SECTION 14-21-610. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.19; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-600, 14-21-610. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-600. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.18; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-610 was entitled: Conduct of hearings.

SECTION 14-21-610. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.19; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-620. [Am 1980 Act No. 437] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-620. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.20; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-630 to 14-21-650. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-630. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.21; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-640 was entitled: Payment for support or treatment of child.

SECTION 14-21-640. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.22; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-650 was entitled: Penalties for violations by adults.

SECTION 14-21-650. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.23; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-630 to 14-21-650. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-630. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.21; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-640 was entitled: Payment for support or treatment of child.

SECTION 14-21-640. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.22; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-650 was entitled: Penalties for violations by adults.

SECTION 14-21-650. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.23; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

ARTICLE 7.

FAMILY SUPPORT AND PROTECTION [REPEALED]

SECTIONS 14-21-810 to 14-21-830. [Am 1979 Act No. 71 Sections 1-4] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-810. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.24; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-820 was entitled: Support required of husband; charging mother with support.

SECTION 14-21-820. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.25; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-830 was entitled: Jurisdiction of court in cases of nonsupport; husband may be required to furnish support or may be liable for nonsupport.

SECTION 14-21-830. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.26; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-810 to 14-21-830. [Am 1979 Act No. 71 Sections 1-4] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-810. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.24; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-820 was entitled: Support required of husband; charging mother with support.

SECTION 14-21-820. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.25; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-830 was entitled: Jurisdiction of court in cases of nonsupport; husband may be required to furnish support or may be liable for nonsupport.

SECTION 14-21-830. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.26; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-840 to 14-21-890. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-840. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.27; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-850 was entitled: Judge shall make reconciliation efforts; support order.

SECTION 14-21-850. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.28; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-860 was entitled: Summons or rule to show cause concerning support; hearing.

SECTION 14-21-860. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.29; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-870 was entitled: Issuance and service of warrants of arrest; temporary ex parte orders.

SECTION 14-21-870. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.30; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-880 was entitled: Form of arrest warrant.

SECTION 14-21-880. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.31; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-890 was entitled: Enforcement or modification of orders of other courts; transfer of cases.

SECTION 14-21-890. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.32; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-840 to 14-21-890. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-840. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.27; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-850 was entitled: Judge shall make reconciliation efforts; support order.

SECTION 14-21-850. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.28; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-860 was entitled: Summons or rule to show cause concerning support; hearing.

SECTION 14-21-860. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.29; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-870 was entitled: Issuance and service of warrants of arrest; temporary ex parte orders.

SECTION 14-21-870. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.30; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-880 was entitled: Form of arrest warrant.

SECTION 14-21-880. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.31; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-890 was entitled: Enforcement or modification of orders of other courts; transfer of cases.

SECTION 14-21-890. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.32; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

ARTICLE 9.

EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION [REPEALED]

SECTION 14-21-1010. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.33; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-1020. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.34; 1968 (55) 2718][Am 1976 Act No. 690 Art. III Section 2; 1979 Act No. 71 Section 4A] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-1030 to 14-21-1060. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-1030. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.35; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-1040 was entitled: Actions for termination of parental rights.

SECTION 14-21-1040. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.36; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-1050 was entitled: Actions to determine validity of marriage and legitimacy of children, and for annulment of marriage.

SECTION 14-21-1050. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.37; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-1060 was entitled: Actions to change names, correct birth records; and to consent to enlistment or employment of minor.

SECTION 14-21-1060. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.38; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTIONS 14-21-1030 to 14-21-1060. Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

SECTION 14-21-1030. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.35; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-1040 was entitled: Actions for termination of parental rights.

SECTION 14-21-1040. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.36; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-1050 was entitled: Actions to determine validity of marriage and legitimacy of children, and for annulment of marriage.

SECTION 14-21-1050. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.37; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.

Former Section 14-21-1060 was entitled: Actions to change names, correct birth records; and to consent to enlistment or employment of minor.

SECTION 14-21-1060. [1962 Code Section 15-1095.38; 1968 (55) 2718] Repealed by 1981 Act No. 71 Section 3, eff May 19, 1981.





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