2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 63 - South Carolina Children's Code
Chapter 15 - CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION
Section 63-15-372 - Costs.


SC Code § 63-15-372 (2012) What's This?

(A) The court shall award the prevailing party, including a state, necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by or on behalf of the party, including costs, communication expenses, attorney's fees, investigative fees, expenses for witnesses, travel expenses, and childcare during the course of the proceedings, unless the party from whom fees or expenses are sought establishes that the award would be clearly inappropriate.

(B) The court may not assess fees, costs, or expenses against a state unless authorized by law other than this article.

HISTORY: 2008 Act No. 361, Section 2.

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