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South Carolina
Judicial Branch


(a) Delivery: When required. Every order, pleading after the original summons and complaint, written motion, written notice, appearance, demand, offer of judgment, or similar documents shall be delivered to each of the parties unless otherwise ordered by the court.

(b) Same: How Made. Whenever under these rules delivery of documents is required to be made upon a party represented by an attorney, delivery of the documents shall be made to the attorney unless otherwise ordered by the court. Delivery of a document to a party shall be made by delivering it to that party or by mailing it to the party's last known address or, if no address is known, by filing it with the court. Delivery of a copy within this rule means: handing it to the attorney or to the party; or leaving it at the office of the attorney or the party with a clerk or other person in charge of the office; or, if there is no one in charge, leaving it at the party's usual place of abode with a resident of suitable age and discretion; or mailing it to the last known address of that party. Delivery by mail of all pleadings and papers after service of the original summons and complaint is complete upon mailing.

(c) Service or Delivery on Sunday. Civil process may be served on Sundays, provided that no person may be served going to or from or attending a regularly or specially scheduled church or religious service on Sunday.