Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina's 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014 and re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018. Since being elected, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina's families safe, defending their freedom and protecting their futures.
Legal ServicesThe Legal Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General handles a variety of non-criminal matters on behalf of the state.
Criminal JusticeAlong with the sixteen Circuit Solicitors, the Attorney General is responsible for the prosecution of all criminal matters within the South Carolina judicial system.
Crime Victim ServicesThe Crime Victim Services Division provides assistance including financial compensation, grants, training, certification, and liaison assistance to eligible crime victims and service providers in South Carolina.
From the Office of the Attorney General
Jun 28, 2022
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that the South Carolina State Grand Jury issued a new indictment against Richard Alexander Murdaugh and Curtis Edward Smith.
Jun 27, 2022
Attorney General Alan Wilson applauded the decision released today by the Supreme Court of the United States that protects the religious rights of public employees.
Jun 27, 2022
Attorney General Alan Wilson confirms that the state’s Fetal Heartbeat Act is now in effect after the U.S. District Court of South Carolina stayed the injunction that was blocking implementation of the law.
You have rights to justice and due process regardless of race, sex, age, religion, or economic status.
South Carolina’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force works closely with law enforcement around the state, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), and several other state and federal agencies in an effort to keep our children safe online.
The mission of the South Carolina Veteran and Armed Forces Legal Outreach Program is to provide guidance or representation to veterans and members of the Armed Forces. This program is a collaboration between the Attorney General’s Office, the South Carolina Bar and the SC Military Department.
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