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Re: Family Court Form


On May 12, 2010, Article 3, Chapter 17, Title 63 of the 1976 Code was amended to require South Carolina Court Administration to create an affidavit for petitioners to file alleging the non-payment of court-ordered support, excluding periodic child support.  The purpose of this Administrative Order is to establish the creation of this form pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws Ann § 63-17-385.

Therefore, pursuant to the provisions of South Carolina Constitution Article V § 4, IT IS ORDERED that SCCA 457 – Affidavit – Failure to Pay Court-Ordered Support Other than Periodic Child Support with a date of (7/2010) is approved for use in Family Courts of South Carolina.  The new form is located at


  s/Jean Hoefer Toal
Jean Hoefer Toal, Chief Justice

July 6, 2010
Columbia, South Carolina