Section 63-9-310 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, as amended, lists the individuals and agencies that are required to give consent to an adoption. One of the individuals that is required to consent to the adoption is “the adoptee, if over fourteen years of age, except where the court finds that the adoptee does
Guardian ad Litem
Adoptions: Guardian ad Litem
By Russell W. Hall III on
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In South Carolina, all adoptions of minors require a guardian ad litem to be appointed to represent the interest of the minor. In Horry County, the guardian ad litem is an Attorney.
The purpose of the guardian ad litem is to perform an investigation to determine if the adoption is in the best interest of…