South Carolina

This page provides a breakdown of all major developments and right to counsel law that the NCCRC knows for this state, sorted by subject area. Click on either tab below to see the aspect it describes.

Subject Area Status
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Accused Parents categorical
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children discretionary
Adult Protective Proceedings - Protected Person (incomplete) categorical
All Basic Human Needs discretionary
Benefits - Claimant
Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor (Pre-Dobbs) categorical
Child Support Establishment
Civil Contempt in Family Court
Civil Commitment categorical
Forfeiture (incomplete)
Consumer or Other Debt
Custody Disputes - Parents
Custody Disputes - Children
Divorce
Domestic Violence - Accused Person
Domestic Violence - Alleged Victim
Education - Special Education
Employment Discrimination
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Children - Child (incomplete)
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Children - Parent (incomplete)
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Protected Person categorical
Health Care Access
Housing - Discrimination
Housing - Evictions
Housing - General
Immigration
Issues Related to Incarcerated People
Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete)
Involuntary Medical Treatment (incomplete)
Paternity - Defendant/Respondent
Paternity - Petitioner or Child
Quarantine/Isolation categorical
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Commitment categorical
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Registration/Notification
Sterilization
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Children qualified
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Birth Parents categorical
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents categorical
Truancy - Petition Against Child discretionary

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