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2326Ratification Number: 322Act Number: 301Introducing Body: HouseSubject: Any attorney whose client has been awarded an attorney fee by the Family Court may petition the Family Court to enforce the payment of such fee
(A301, R322, H2326)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 20-3-125 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY ATTORNEY WHOSE CLIENT HAS BEEN AWARDED AN ATTORNEY FEE BY THE FAMILY COURT MAY PETITION THE FAMILY COURT TO ENFORCE THE PAYMENT OF SUCH FEE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 20-3-125. Any attorney whose client has been awarded an attorney fee by the family court may petition the family court for the circuit in which the order was filed to enforce the payment of such fee."
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.