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South Carolina
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(a) The party recovering judgment shall also recover those costs provided for by law, which shall not be included when determining the jurisdictional amount of the court.

(b) The court shall deliver written notice of judgment to all parties or their attorneys using the procedure described in Rule 8, except that no written notice need be delivered to a party if the judgment is announced at the trial in the presence of that party or the party's attorney.

(c) The process to enforce a judgment for the payment of money shall be by writ of execution and shall be conducted as provided by law.

(d) Upon payment in full, the judgment creditor shall file a statement of collection with the magistrates court and with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, if the judgment had been previously filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court.