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       The South Carolina section of Bankruptcy-Attorney.com, has over 250 attorneys in 46 towns and cities that practice bankruptcy law. Each of the 46 communities has names, education background as well as date of admission to the South Carolina State Bar for each practicing bankruptcy attorney.

Attorneys by City and Town
  - Aiken
- Gaffney
- Newberry
  - Anderson
- Georgetown
- North Charleston
  - Barnwell
- Goose Creek
- Orangeburg
  - Beaufort
- Greenville
- Pawleys Island
  - Bluffton
- Greenwood
- Prosperity
  - Camden
- Hilton Head
- Ridgeland
  - Charleston
- Irmo
- Rock Hill
  - Cheraw
- Lancaster
- Salem
  - Chester
- Lexington
- Seneca
  - Columbia
- Little River
- Spartanburg
  - Darlington
- Manning
- Summerville
  - Drayton
- Moncks Corner
- Sumter
  - Easley
- Mount Pleasant
- Walterboro
  - Edgefield
- Murrells Inlet
- West Columbia
  - Florence
- Myrtle Beach - Winnsboro
  - Fort Mill  

Specialists in Bankruptcy Law

       There are a number of attorneys in South Carolina that are "Specialists" in the field of bankruptcy law. They are mostly located in the Charleston, Columbia, as well as the Spartanburg / Greenville metropolitan areas and are noted with one asterisk* (Bankruptcy Specialist) or two asterisks** (South Carolina Certified Specialist) after their name.

Types of Bankruptcy (Business, Consumer and Municipal)
  • Chapter 7 - Can be filed by individuals, partnerships and corporations. The most common type of bankruptcy filing
  • Chapter 9 - Adjustment of debts of a municipality
  • Chapter 11 - Filed by large and small businesses. Individuals filing Chapter 11, are involved in business in some capacity, either as sole proprietors, or as principals of a corporation or partnership
  • Chapter 12 - Adjustment of debts of a family farmer or fisherman
  • Chapter 13 - Available for individuals only, no corporations or partnerships may file
  • Chapter 15 - Bankruptcy, reorganization and insolvency cases that have assets, debtors, creditors, and other interested parties in multiple countries

The Courts and Trustees

       The District of South Carolina / United States Bankruptcy Court has courthouses in the cities of Spartanburg, Charleston and Columbia. Please note that the Charleston Court is only available for bankruptcy hearings.

       Under the South Carolina Bankruptcy Trustee program the U.S. Trustee (appointed by the Attorney General) selects the trustees in his region to administer Chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases. Each county is served by one of the three cities, Columbia, Charleston or Spartanburg.

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The South Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual

       A manual written by three South Carolina attorneys (Lydia A. Eloff, Jan M. Baker and C. Jennalyn Dalrymple) discusses bankruptcy law and its' practice in the State of South Carolina. The book goes in detail and discusses the basics of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and comes with a CD. The CD also contains links to all the necessary forms. The cost is $75.00 and can be purchased at the South Carolina Bar - CLE Division. This is perfect book for attorneys that represent creditors and debtors in bankruptcy cases.

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Written by Jack Garchar


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