Other places to find legal help and information:

Legal information may be found on the following websites:

S.C. Bar – Lawline
S.C. Supreme Court – Self-Help Resource Center
S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center
S.C. Law Help


If you need a lawyer:

S.C. Bar Lawyer Referral Service – 1-800-868-2284 – these lawyers will charge fees to handle your case

Legal aid programs in South Carolina

South Carolina Legal Services - They give free legal help. Mostly they help people whose income is low for a family of that size. They don’t take criminal cases, only cases that you yourself can’t go to jail for. They also only take cases that are on the list of priorities they have set for each year. To find out if you are eligible for help from S.C. Legal Services call the Legal Aid Telephone Intake Service (LATIS) at 1-888-346-5592.

If you are in Beaufort County, you may also contact Low Country Legal Volunteers

In Charleston County you may also contact Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

Other organizations that may assist with specific audiences/issues

For help with a criminal matter, contact the Public Defender in your county. For a list of Public Defender offices and contact information click here (link to SCCID site)




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