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South Carolina Legal Services - Columbia

General Contact Information

www.sclegal.org

Phone
803-799-9668
Toll Free
888-799-9668
Fax
803-799-1781
2109 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

How to Get Help

APPOINTMENT
Documents

Proof of residence,income, valid ID and, if applicable, any legal documents

PHONE
Phone Number 1-888-346-5592
Hours
  • Monday 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Documents

Proof of residence,income, valid ID and, if applicable, any legal documents

WALK-IN
Hours
  • Monday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Documents

Proof of residence,income, valid ID and, if applicable, any legal documents

LEGAL CLINIC

Who We Are

South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) provides free legal services in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina.  SCLS is a non-profit corporation, funded by grants from the federally funded Legal Services Corporation,  the South Carolina Bar Foundation, the South Carolina Bar, local United Ways, state court filing fees, and other federal, state and local funding. SCLS serves residents of all areas of the state with field offices located throughout South Carolina.

Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Columbia Office Regoin
Income Guidelines

Applicants must also meet our asset guidelines (liquid and non liquid)which are $3,000.00 per person. There are certain exclusions to the asset guidelines.

A person whose gross income exceeds the general income guidelines, but is less than the maximum guidelines, which is 150% of the general guidelines, may be provided assistance if certain exigent circumstances exist.

Normal costs of litigation. A court may allow a client to proceed in forma pauperis, which would relieve the client from having to pay some of those costs.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level 125
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? NO
Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve: Prisoner

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Pro Se Legal Clinic
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Community Education

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