Our Services


Family Law

Family stability is important. Because one never knows when events can occur that disrupt family harmony, we provide an array of services that help our clients through these difficult times.

  • Adoption
  • Appointment of Guardian for Children
  • Child Support Modification
  • Registration of Out of State Child Support
  • Children with Disabilities
  • Custody
  • Paternity and Legitimization
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation

Life 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.

  • Guardian / Conservatorship
  • Living Wills
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Probate


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
  • Discrimination in Housing
  • Foreclosure
  • Housing and Disabilities
  • Property tax
  • Subsidized Housing (Public Housing, Section 8 Vouchers, etc.)
  • Evictions
  • 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
  • Foreclosure
  • Reverse Mortgage
  • Contracts & Warranties
  • Debt Collection, garnishment, Repossession
  • Public Utilities

Public Benefits

Obtaining needed public benefits can be difficult and stressful process. Because these benefits can have substantial effects on one’s care quality of life, we provide assistance for these needs.

  • Social Security
  • Unemployment
  • Income Maintenance
  • Employment Issues

Community Activism

Charleston Pro Bono has partnered with a number of different community organizations, including: One80 Place, the Charleston County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Foundation, the Sherman House, City of Charleston, Charleston County, City of North Charleston, the Ackerman Foundation, Tri-County Family Ministries, Habitat for Humanity, East Cooper Community Outreach, Yaschik Foundation, Our Lady of Mercy Outreach, Patrick Family Foundation, the Joanna Foundation, the T-Bonz Foundation, the Sisters of Charity Foundation, and many other private businesses and individuals.

Pro Bono Publico for the public good

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