Tag Archives: South Carolina

SJI Announces Six Self-Represented Litigation Grants

The latest issue of SJI E-News announces that the Board has approved six SRL related grants. Here is the text of the announcement: During the 2nd quarter Board meeting, 6 SIG grants were awarded totaling $275,158. These projects address one … Continue reading

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Foreclosure and Court Simplificaton Model: South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Orders No Foreclosure Without Prior Opportunity to Participate in Modification Programs

The South Carolina Supreme Court is quietly  becoming an access to justice leader.  This week the Court, through an Administrative Order issued by Chief Jean Toal, takes another simple and sensible step, this time in the foreclosure area.  The Order … Continue reading

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SC ATJ Commission Self-Help Center Strategy — Low Cost Pilot and Guidelines

The SC Access to Justice Commission has announced the approval by the Supreme Court of its soon-to-open pilot self-help center. I’d particularly draw attention to the strategy of having the pilot be a project of the Commission.  This helps bring … Continue reading

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SC ATJ Commission Experiments with Animation to Make FAQs Accessible

Experimenter of the day award to Robin Wheeler at the SC ATJ Commission for experimenting with online animation to distribute self-help FAQs. Here is the link to their blog with the experimental animation. Here is a direct YouTube link.  Here … Continue reading

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