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It is possible to transfer jurisdiction of the case IF no one lives in the original county where the divorce was handled.
In fact, this is a very usual occurrence in situations where child support is being paid. HOWEVER, under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniform_Child_Custody_Jurisdiction_And_Enforcement_Act), the court would likely only be able to transfer the case from it's current county to the county of the residence of the child/ren (which is where the child/ren has lived for the past 6 months) because that court would have jurisdiction over the child.
So, in this case, if the children live in Texas, if a request to transfer venue/jurisdiction were requested, it's likely that the court would/could only send the case to Texas because that's where the UCCJEA says it should be. I don't know if you would be ok with that or not, but it would mean that any time you needed to make a change, it would have to be done in Texas instead of South Carolina. Thus, it may be better to leave well enough alone - - or at least make her bring up the issue.
I hope this answers your question, but if you need something further, please don't hesitate to ask. Thanks!
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