Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public

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By Jonathan Oh

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Weekly on Thursday at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM from October 3, 2013 until November 14, 2013

Location: Midlands Technical College, NE Campus (151 Powell Rd., Columbia)

Phone: (803) 732-0432

Link: http://www.scbar.org/PublicServices/legallessonsaseriesforthepublic.aspx

Event Description

The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public, 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.
The series will be held on Thursday evenings beginning Oct. 3 and continuing through Nov. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. Classes will be held at Midlands Technical College/Northeast Campus located at 151 Powell Rd. in Columbia. The schedule is as follows:

• October 3—overview of state courts and alternative dispute resolution
• October 10—juvenile justice and overview of child protection hearings
• October 17—family law, real estate and landlord-tenant law
• October 24—wills, estates and probate, health care and elder law
• October 31—S.C. workers’ compensation and employment law
• November 7—bankruptcy law, consumer law and debt collection
• November 14—criminal law and torts

The deadline to enroll is Wednesday, Oct. 2. The cost of the seven-week course is $45 and includes course materials. To register, call (803) 732-0432. For all other questions, contact the S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program at (803) 799-6653, ext. 158.
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