Constituent Assistance

The Attorney General is one of the State’s Constitutional Officers. While the Attorney General does not have jurisdiction over many areas of the law, including family court matters, probate court, private disputes, or private litigation, General Wilson would like to offer you the following resources that may be of some assistance.

Here you can find information regarding consumer affairs, personal legal issues, or other concerns that directly affect you and your family.

I need an attorney.

While the Office of the Attorney General cannot provide private citizens with legal assistance, the Lawyer Referral Service at the South Carolina Bar can assist you in contacting an attorney in South Carolina with expertise relevant to your situation. The Lawyer Referral Service may be reached at 1-800-868-2284, or online.

I have a complaint against a private business.

The Department of Consumer Affairs assists consumers with inquiries and complaints against businesses that operate in South Carolina. If you have questions about the state lemon law, telemarketing, or collections; representatives from their office can assist you. Additionally, if you would like to file a report against a business, you can do so through their online form or below:

SC Department of Consumer Affairs
PO Box 5757
Columbia, SC 29250
Online Complaint Form

I am owed child support.

The South Carolina Department of Social Services–Office of Child Support Enforcement assists people in receiving due child support. They have a number of resources and information to assist you. Visit their website, or contact them here:

Child Support Enforcement Division
Central Inquiry Unit
PO Box 1469
Columbia, SC 29202

I am having trouble with my insurance company.

The South Carolina Department of Insurance is the state agency charged with regulating the state’s insurance industry. The Department of Insurance can be reached at 803.737.6160.

I am having problems with my mortgage, home, or rental situation.

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs provides a “Help for Homeowners” page. This website provides significant resources that may provide assistance for your particular situation.

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Welcome to the on-line office for Attorney General Alan Wilson. Please visit the Contact Us page to stay in touch.

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Columbia, SC

Rembert Dennis Building | 1000 Assembly Street,

Room 519 | Columbia, S.C. 29201

Phone: 1-803-734-3970 | Fax: (803) 253-6283

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