South Carolina Marriage Laws
20-1-10 - Persons who may contract matrimony
(A) All persons, except mentally incompetent persons and persons whose marriage is prohibited by this section, may lawfully contract matrimony. (B) No man shall marry his mother, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, stepmother, sister, grandfather's wife, son's wife, grandson's wife, wife's mother, wife's grandmother, wife's daughter, wife's granddaughter, brother's daughter, sister's daughter, father's sister, mother's sister, or another man. (C) No woman shall marry her father, grandfather, son, grandson, stepfather, brother, grandmother's husband, daughter's husband, granddaughter's husband, husband's father, husband's grandfather, husband's son, husband's grandson, brother's son, sister's son, father's brother, mother's brother, or another woman.◀︎ Back to South Carolina Marriage Laws ︎︎︎︎︎◀︎ Back to Marriage Laws Home
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-1; 1952 Code Section 20-1; 1942 Code Section 8556; 1932 Code Section 8556; Civ. C. '22 Section 5522; Civ. C. '12 Section 3743; Civ. C. '02 Section 2658; G. S. 2026; R. S. 2157; 1712 (2) 476; 1961 (52) 47; 1996 Act No. 327, Section 2, eff May 20, 1996.