The South Carolina Bar to sponsor Law School for Non-Lawyers in Aiken
Monday, Aug. 8, 2016
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The South Carolina Bar to sponsor Law School for Non-Lawyers in Aiken.
The SC Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring “Law School for Non-Lawyers,” a seven-week program designed to give the public an overview of the South Carolina legal system and insight into common legal problems people face, according to a press release.
The series will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15 until Oct. 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night at Aiken Technical College (2276 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Graniteville 29829). The deadline to enroll is Tuesday, Sept. 13, at noon.
The course will cover the following topics:
Sept. 15—Overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution
Sept. 22—Juvenile justice and overview of child protection hearings
Sept. 29—Family law, real estate and landlord-tenant law
Oct. 6—Wills, estates and probate, health care and elder law
Oct. 13—S.C. workers’ compensation and employment law
Oct. 20—Bankruptcy law, consumer law and debt collection
Oct. 27—Criminal law and torts law
Cindy Coker, S.C. Bar Public Services Director, stated the following:
The seven-week course costs $45 and includes all course materials. Registrants are not required to attend all of the classes and may choose to attend only those that interest them the most.
To register, you can call (803) 508-7263 or visit their website
For all other questions, contact the S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program at (803) 799-6653, ext. 158.