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South Carolina State Marriage Law & Information

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South Carolina Marriage Law

South Carolina Code of Laws

Title 20 - Domestic Relations CHAPTER 1. MARRIAGE ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SECTION 20-1-20. Persons who may perform marriage ceremony.

Only ministers of the Gospel, Jewish rabbis, officers authorized to administer oaths in this State, and the chief or spiritual leader of a Native American Indian entity recognized by the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs pursuant to Section 1-31-40 are authorized to administer a marriage ceremony in this State.

Marriage License Agency: County Clerk
Common Law: Yes
Civil Union: No
Duration of Marriage Licence: No Expiration



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