Sumter, SC asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for South Carolina

Q: If two people own a car does it matter who files the sr22 insurance

Me and my wife was in an car accident uninsured she was driving we both on title and registration the DMV won't accept our sr22 cause it's not in my name

1 Lawyer Answer
Jeffrey David Morris
Jeffrey David Morris
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: The answer depends. In South Carolina, an insured is any named insured and in home resident relative unless that relative is a named excluded driver on the policy, but of course other rules apply at that time. You should consult an attorney who handles auto accident litigation.

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