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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: SC

By Policy, South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: South Carolina now allows…

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Audio Video Surveillance

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: SC

By Policy, South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, South Carolina law provides that it is a felony to record an in-person or telephone conversation without the consent of at least one party. Illegal recording can also give rise to civil liability….

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