Lexington, SC asked in Divorce for South Carolina

Q: Is two side by side cabins, each with separate entrances and separate addresses considered being under one roof?

The rooms had adjoining doors which had locks on them and remained closed the majority of the time especially at night. My fiance was in one cabin with his kids and myself and my child in the other cabin. Is this a breech of "noone of the opposite sex under the same roof" under the divorce law?

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L. Wayne Patterson
L. Wayne Patterson
  • Greenville, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: That is really pushing the envelope of a finding of contempt. I would anticipate a judge finding that was contempt of the standard restraining order against overnight paramours, especially since there is a connecting door.

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