Charleston Legal Access

Address

3775 Spruill Ave
Suite B
North Charleston, SC 29405

(843) 640-5980

charlestonlegalaccess.org

AKA:

Charleston Housing Court Program

Description:

Agency provides:
*General legal aid
*Eviction prevention legal assistance (see service for details)
*Elder law
*Domestic/Family Violence legal assistance
*Immigration legal assistance
*Consumer law
*Referrals
*For housing court, Charleston County residents with eviction notice from North Area 1, 2, 3 or West Ashley Magistrate Courts


**You can qualify for a CLA lawyer if your household gross annual income is less than $51,040 (single person); $68,960 (two-person household); $86,880 (three-person); or $104,800 (four-person)**

For housing court, residents with an eviction notice from North Area 1 Magistrate Court and North Area 3 Magistrate Court:
Income requirement is 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines - See chart under eligibility

Agency does NOT provide assistance with criminal law

Hours:

M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

Intake Process:

Complete intake form online or call for appointment

Program Fees:

Sliding scale fees based on income

CLA charges $50-$100 per hour for legal representation, depending on income and household size.

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

You can qualify for a CLA lawyer if your household gross annual income is less than $51,040 (single person); $68,960 (two-person household); $86,880 (three-person); or $104,800 (four-person).

Residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties

For housing court, residents with eviction notice from North Area 1 Magistrate Court, North Area 3 Magistrate Court:
Income requirement is 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Household Size/ Monthly Income/ Annual Income

1/ $2,126.66/ $25,520.00

2/ $2,873.33/ $34,480.00

3/ $3,620.00/ $43,440.00

4/ $4,366.66/ $52,400.00

5/ $5,113.00/ $61,360.00

6/ $5,860.00/ $70,320.00

7/ $6,606.66/ $79,280.00

8/ $7,353.33/ $88,240.00

Each Additional Person:/ $373.00/ $4,840.00

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

July 28, 2020

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3775 Spruill Ave
Suite B
North Charleston, SC 29405

Contacts

General Information and Intake

Lana

Executive Director

(843) 640-5980 x3

lana@charlestonlegalaccess.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(843) 640-5980

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • South Carolina
    • Berkeley County
      • Charleston County
        • Dorchester County
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        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • South Carolina
          • Berkeley County
            • Charleston County
              • Dorchester County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-2450) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Agency offers: *eviction prevention assistance The goal of the program is to avoid having an eviction on record, which may disqualify one for many public assistance programs and may make it extremely difficult to find low income housing in the future.

              Eligibility

              200% Federal Poverty Guidelines: Reference Chart

              Household Size/ Monthly Income/ Annual Income
              1/ $2,126.66/ $25,520.00
              2/ $2,873.33/ $34,480.00
              3/ $3,620.00/ $43,440.00
              4/ $4,366.66/ $52,400
              5/ $5,113.00/ $61,360.00
              6/ $5,860.00/ $70,320.00
              7/ $6,606.66/ $79,280.00
              8/ $7,353.33/ $88,240.00
              Each Additional Person:/ $373.00/ $4,840.00

              Intake Procedure

              Call for an appointment
              *Charleston Pro Bono (up to 200% FPL) - 843-853-6456
              *One80 Place (no income restrictions; must be facing homelessness) - 843-737-8386
              *South Carolina Legal Services (up to 200% FPL) - 888-346-5592
              *SC Bar Referral Line (no income restrictions) - 800-868-2284

              Service Area

              For housing court, Charleston County residents with eviction notice from North Area 1, 2, 3 or West Ashley Magistrate Courts

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              • South Carolina
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                • South Carolina
                  • Berkeley County
                    • Charleston County
                      • Dorchester County
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                      • South Carolina
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                          • Charleston County
                            • Dorchester County
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                                  • Dorchester County
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                                  • South Carolina
                                    • Berkeley County
                                      • Charleston County
                                        • Dorchester County
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                                        • South Carolina
                                          • Berkeley County
                                            • Charleston County
                                              • Dorchester County
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                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                              • South Carolina
                                                • Berkeley County
                                                  • Charleston County
                                                    • Dorchester County
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