South Carolina Marriage Laws

20-1-40 - Cohabitation prior to emancipation as marriage; children


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South Carolina Code of Laws - Title 20: Domestic Relations - Chapter 1: Marriage - Article 1: General Provisions

Cohabitation prior to emancipation as marriage; children


The children of such marriages shall be deemed legitimate and when the parties shall have ceased to cohabit, in consequence of the death of the woman or from any other cause, all the children of the woman, recognized by the man to be his, shall be deemed legitimate.

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HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-4; 1952 Code Section 20-4; 1942 Code Section 8570; 1932 Code Section 8570; Civ. C. '22 Section 5535; Civ. C. '12 Section 3756; Civ. C. '02 Section 2663; G. S. 2031; R. S. 2162; 1872 (15) 183.


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