South Carolina Marriage Laws

20-1-70 - Name of children legitimized after marriage of parents


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

Name of children legitimized after marriage of parents


Any child legitimized under the provisions of Section 20-1-60 shall take the name of his father unless the child has been previously adopted under the provisions of Sections 15-45-10 to 15-45-180 and unless his name has been changed in the decree of adoption, in which case he shall retain the name given him in the decree.

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HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-5.2; 1952 Code Section 20-5.2; 1951 (47) 265.


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