2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
CHAPTER 67 - RECOVERY OF REAL PROPERTY
ARTICLE 1 General Provisions
- Section 15-67-10. Persons who may bring action to determine adverse claim.
- Section 15-67-20. Plaintiff limited to one action for recovery of real property.
- Section 15-67-30. Propriety of service by publication; personal service out of State shall be sufficient.
- Section 15-67-40. Service on unknown parties; notice of lis pendens.
- Section 15-67-50. Appearance of unknown parties; subsequent defense by minors.
- Section 15-67-60. Reference to master; determining claims of nonresidents or minors.
- Section 15-67-70. Effect of judgment; persons bound.
- Section 15-67-80. Costs.
- Section 15-67-90. Time limitation upon reopening matter.
- Section 15-67-100. Right to jury trial unchanged.
ARTICLE 3 Possession and Adverse Possession
- Section 15-67-210. Presumption of possession; when occupation deemed under legal title.
- Section 15-67-220. Effect of occupation under written instrument or court decree or judgment.
- Section 15-67-230. What constitutes adverse possession under written instrument or court decree or judgment.
- Section 15-67-240. Premises held adversely but not under written instrument or court judgment or decree.
- Section 15-67-250. What constitutes adverse possession under claim of title not under written instrument or court judgment or decree.
- Section 15-67-260. Relation of landlord and tenant as affecting adverse possession.
- Section 15-67-270. Petition for license to enter adjoining property to make improvements, repairs, or maintenance; good faith effort to obtain permission; evidentiary hearing; requirements and restrictions.
ARTICLE 5 Forcible Entry and Detainer
- Section 15-67-410. Action may be had against person wrongfully disseizing.
- Section 15-67-420. Plaintiff's right to treble damages.
- Section 15-67-430. Court of common pleas shall have jurisdiction.
- Section 15-67-440. Restitution of possession to tenants for years.
- Section 15-67-450. Persons who have held by force three years are unaffected by this article.
- Section 15-67-460. Putting party ousted in possession.
- Section 15-67-470. Forms and proceedings in cases of forcible entry and detainer are same as for tenants holding over.
ARTICLE 7 Summary Ejectment of Trespassers
- Section 15-67-610. Duty of magistrate in case of trespass.
- Section 15-67-620. When warrant shall not be issued.
- Section 15-67-630. Fee of magistrate and sheriff or constable.
- Section 15-67-640. Right to appeal; injunction; time of issuing warrant.
ARTICLE 9 Determination Whether Life Tenant, etc., Be Alive or Dead
- Section 15-67-710. Remaindermen and certain others may compel production of person whose death he believes is being concealed.
- Section 15-67-720. If such person is not produced, he is taken to be dead.
- Section 15-67-730. Proceedings on affidavit that such person is beyond limits of State.
- Section 15-67-740. Rights preserved when it afterwards appears that person sought is living.
- Section 15-67-750. Guardian, husband or trustee may prove that such person was alive.
- Section 15-67-760. Guardians and others holding estates after determination of life estate adjudged to be trespassers.
- Section 15-67-770. Recovery of damages.
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