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The resources provided on this web page are designed to assist those proceeding in bankruptcy court without an attorney (pro se). When filing a bankruptcy case, it is important that you follow all applicable local and federal bankruptcy rules. You can obtain information about the bankruptcy process and requirements, as well as how to obtain legal assistance, by the resources provided below. If you are considering filing bankruptcy or have already done so, you may also wish to consult the Court’s Frequently Asked Questions webpage for additional information.

If you filed a bankruptcy case without an attorney, please take a moment to complete this survey designed to improve customer service to parties filing without an attorney. You may access this survey by clicking on this link.


Bankruptcy Basics Video Presentation for Pro Se Filers


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No employee of the Court is permitted to give legal advice or to respond to questions which may constitute legal advice. General information regarding filing a bankruptcy case, fees, forms, trustees, Court locations, calendars, etc. is available on this site at no charge. Also, links are provided on this site to other information including the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the South Carolina Bankruptcy Local Rules.
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J. Bratton Davis United States
Bankruptcy Courthouse
1100 Laurel Street
Columbia SC 29201-2423
Court Telephone: (803)-765-5436
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