South Carolina Marriage Laws
20-1-100 - Minimum ages for valid marriage
Any person under the age of sixteen is not capable of entering into a valid marriage, and all marriages hereinafter entered into by such persons are void ab initio. A common-law marriage hereinafter entered into by a person under the age of sixteen is void ab initio.◀︎ Back to South Carolina Marriage Laws ︎︎︎︎︎◀︎ Back to Marriage Laws Home
HISTORY: 1997 Act No. 95, Section 1, eff June 11, 1997; 2000 Act No. 397, Section 1, eff August 17, 2000.