Legal Services

October 5, 2021

South Carolina Legal Services

This agency provides free legal assistance in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina. You can access court approved forms if you are interested in seeking a divorce from your spouse, or if your spouse has filed for divorce against you. Click here to access these forms. You can contact their Legal Intake Office by dialing 1-888-346-5592 toll-free statewide or 803-744-9430 in the Columbia area to determine your eligibility and be referred to the appropriate office for assistance. All calls will be answered by a lawyer or a paralegal that will collect eligibility information and check your financial eligibility for free legal services.  Offices are located around the state and are staffed with attorneys, paralegals, and legal support staff. Legal assistance is given for counsel and advice, brief services, intervention and mediation, litigation and appeal.