Welcome! 
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, 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. . SCLS is governed by a Board of Directors. We strive to provide standardized and equal access to basic legal services for all low income residents of the state.


Mission: 
South Carolina Legal Services is a statewide law firm that provides civil legal services to protect the rights and represent the interests of low income South Carolinians.

Vision:
All low income South Carolinians will have full and fair access to justice.

 

 

What's New At SCLS

25 Years of Pro Bono at USC Law

Our staff attorney Elliott Tait on his experience as a pro bono volunteer and his desire to serve others. More..

National Pro Bono Celebration

Join us in thanking our volunteers and pro bono attorneys during this week-long celebration More..

Preparing for Disasters

Prepare your family for and recover from a disaster or emergency this hurricane season and beyond.  More..

Self-Help Court-Approved Forms

Court forms developed to provide better access to South Carolina courts without the assistance of an attorney for self-represented litigants.  
Apply for Homeowner Assistance

Avoid Foreclosure! South Carolina Legal Services may be able to help homeowners facing foreclosure. 
Free Clinics

South Carolina Legal Services offers various clinics for low income South Carolinians. Sign up for one today!
Public Legal Resources

South Carolina Legal Services provides self-help and legal resources for the general public.
Link to the Legal Services Corporation Website Link to the United Way of South Carolina Website Link to SC Legal Services LawHelp Website

 

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