2018 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
Section 62-5-401. Venue.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 62-5-401 (2018)

Section effective January 1, 2019. See, also, Section 62-5-403 effective until January 1, 2019.

Subject to the provisions of Section 62-5-701, et seq., venue for proceedings under this part is:

(1) in the county where the alleged incapacitated individual resides; or

(2) if the alleged incapacitated individual does not reside in this State, in any county in the state where the alleged incapacitated individual has property or has the right to take legal action.

HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1. Formerly Code 1976 Section 62-5-403, renumbered and amended by 2017 Act No. 87 (S.415), Section 5.A, eff January 1, 2019.

Editor's Note

Prior Laws: Former Section 62-5-401 was titled Protective proceedings, and had the following history: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1; 2010 Act No. 244, Section 30, eff June 7, 2010. See now, Code 1976 Sections 62-5-402 and 62-5-403.

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