V.A.L.O.R. Program

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The SC-VALOR program coordinates existing legal resources for the military and veterans. We find, support and fill-in where gaps exist, as well as minimize duplicate efforts. The program will consist of free legal clinics held around the state, and a referral line to connect veterans and members of the military with lawyers who will provide free or heavily-discounted legal help for problems too complex to be handled at the clinics. The legal clinics will be able to handle simple legal issues like writing wills and power of attorney documents. But the most common legal issues the SC-VALOR program will handle will be Service Member Civil Relief Act issues. Those can be landlord/tenant or employment issues that come up when a service member is deployed, or a service member who’s not receiving lower interest rates that are required by law when deployed.

This program is a collaboration between the Attorney General’s Office, the South Carolina Bar and the SC Military Department.


  • January 17th – 10am – 2pm Wills/POA Clinic, American Legion Post #34, Rock Hill, SC
  • March 20th – 10am – 2pm Wills/POA Clinic, Greenville Veterans Administration, Greenville, SC (CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS PRECAUTIONS.)
  • May 13th TBD– 10am – 2pm Wills/POA Clinic, Greenwood Veterans Center, 106 Main St. N, Greenwood, SC (CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS PRECAUTIONS.)
  • June 3rd TBD – 10am -2pm Wills/POA Clinic, Johnson Hagood Stadium, Citadel, Charleston, SC. (CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS PRECAUTIONS.)

About SC Pro Bono Program:

Many South Carolina lawyers offer their services for free (pro bono) to clients who cannot afford to pay for help with civil legal matters. You must meet federally established poverty guidelines to qualify. The Pro Bono Program is rarely able to accommodate emergency requests for a lawyer. Lawyers across our great state volunteer their time and services to provide legal aid to those who otherwise might not have the financial means to obtain it.

Veteran and Service Member Resources:

Relief funding to help veterans pay housing costs and utility bills is now available in South Carolina.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said the funding is to help those in need during the corona virus pandemic.

Veterans do not need to have an eviction notice to get help.

Those who wish to apply for funding can call the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program at 803-995-8464 (Midlands) or 864-345-1299 (Upstate).

If you are a homeless veteran or know a homeless veteran, you can also contact the SSVF Program for possible assistance in obtaining shelter.



New V.A.L.O.R. Program Helps Service Members With All Legal Needs

Creating a Will or Advanced Medical Directive



Contact Us:

If you want to learn more about the VALOR Program or want to know how you can support this program please Contact us.

Tim Frisby
Valor Program Coordinator

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