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Bankruptcy Ask-A-Lawyer Program

Wed, 08/15/2007 - 5:00am

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina is pleased to announce a partnership with the South Carolina Bar in sponsoring an Ask-A-Lawyer Program specializing in bankruptcy law. Through the use of volunteer bankruptcy attorneys, the court hopes to assist the public and pro se parties by receiving questions regarding bankruptcy law and procedure. As a part of the state bar program, volunteer attorneys will receive credit for their participation and will be covered by the bar's liability policy.

In its initial stage, the court plans to offer a monthly program to be conducted from the Columbia courthouse to be held in the early afternoon of a Chapter 13 docket day and seeks a one hour commitment from volunteers. Attorneys interested in volunteering should advise Judge Waites by e-mail to