Our Services

Pro Bono for the Public Good

Charleston Pro Bono serves the vital legal needs of Charleston’s economically disadvantaged. We empower people by providing aid, representation and an array of legal services that grant access to the protections and benefits of our legal system.

Family Law

Family stability is important. One never knows when events can occur that disrupt family harmony. We provide an array of services to help our clients through these difficult times.

  • Adoption
  • Birth Certificate Corrections
  • Child Support Modification
  • Custody
  • Delayed Birth Certificates
  • Name Changes
  • Paternity and Legitimization
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation

Estate Planning

To provide for your care and the care of loved ones, it is important to know how to plan for future needs. Charleston Pro Bono provides these services and other related services.

  • Living Wills
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Simple Probate
  • Wills

Housing Law

Stable housing is essential for preventing homelessness. Because we understand the importance of having housing, we provide legal services that protect this basic need of our clients.

  • Landlord – Tenant Law
  • Fair Housing
  • Discrimination in Housing
  • Housing and Disabilities
  • Property tax
  • Subsidized Housing (Public, Section 8 Vouchers, etc.)
  • Eviction Defense
  • Quit Claim

Consumer Issues

To help prevent homelessness, it is critical that individuals know their consumer rights and legal remedies. We are able to assist clients facing the following challenges:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt Collections
  • Owner Occupied Property Tax

Victims Rights

In 2020, our team added an attorney dedicated to providing legal services to survivors of human trafficking. Survivors face unique situations and can experience legal needs including but not limited to family law, victim rights, expungement, and housing law. This role also assists with community education and training. We work closely with the Tri-County Human Trafficking Taskforce and South Carolina Human Trafficking Taskforce.