Legal Question in Family Law in South Carolina


Is drunkedness grounds for divorce before 1 year in S.C.? In order to show reason to request supervised visits to see child what do I have to prove? He has had a DUI arrest. Is that enough proof of alacholism for the court.

Asked on 8/23/05, 12:34 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Otto Ferrene, jr. Ferrene & Associates, PA

Re: alacholism/grounds/custody

Habitual drunkenness is grounds for divorce and the key word is "habitual." In my opinion, a DUI arrest is not enough to meet the habitual test.

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Answered on 8/23/05, 6:46 am

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