South Carolina

The South Carolina Bar Association and South Carolina Legal Services are urging residents facing eviction in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic to call their hot line for free legal help. “Many...
The scales of justice are out of balance when it comes to how South Carolina law regulates residential rental property; it clearly favors landlords over tenants and allows eviction notices to be used...
Advocates for low-income South Carolinians fear hundreds of thousands of them could lose housing in the coming months thanks to a piling on of circumstances. The state has seen a rise in evictions...
South Carolina renters who face removal from their homes are routinely denied the chance to have their case heard by a higher court for a simple reason: To fight an eviction, they have to come armed...
Before the moratorium, South Carolina had the highest eviction rate of any state in the country, and Columbia had the eighth-highest rate of any city, according to data from the Eviction Lab at...
Bankruptcy attorneys say it’s not a question of if, but when an onslaught of personal bankruptcy filings will come. Consumer protection attorney Susan Ingles of South Carolina Legal Services said the...
The South Carolina Bar has launched a toll-free legal assistance hotline for low-income residents who may be facing eviction, mortgage foreclosure or other legal problems. Although the state has paid...

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