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Ex-wife says former SC Gov. Sanford trespassed

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Former governor and current 1st Congressional District candidate Mark Sanford has been ordered to appear in court on trespassing charges.

Jenny Sanford confirms to News 2 that she filed the trespassing charges, adding that she did not make the information public.

According to documents released to the Associated Press, Sanford confronted her ex-husband leaving her Sullivan's Island home on February 3. Her attorney filed a complaint the next day.

In them, she says he was using his cell phone as a flashlight as he left.

The couple's divorce settlement says neither may enter the other's home without permission.

That hearing is schedule just two days after the May 7th special election. A spokesman for Mark Sanford says the campaign has no comment at this time.

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