2022 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 20 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 5 - Property Rights Of Married Women
Section 20-5-10. Powers of wife as to property and contracts generally.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 20-5-10 (2022)

A married woman may purchase any species of property in her own name and take proper legal conveyances therefor and may bind herself by contract in the same manner and to the same extent as though she were unmarried. All such contracts shall be legal and obligatory and may be enforced at law or in equity by or against such married woman in her own name, apart from her husband.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-201; 1952 Code Section 20-201; 1942 Code Section 8575; 1932 Code Section 8575; Civ. C. '22 Section 5540; Civ. C. '12 Section 3761; Civ. C. '02 Section 2668; G. S. 2037; R. S. 2167; 1897 (20) 1121; Const. 1895 Art. 17 Section 9.

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