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Children's Law Research Guide

Search South Carolina Child Protection Laws, Regulations, & Cases

SC Code of Laws:  South Carolina Legislature's Website

Search current child protection laws on the website of the SC General Assembly.  You may access previous versions of the SC Code on its Archives page.

Title 63, Chapter 7:  Child Protection and Permanency

Regulations for Department of Social Services (114-170 is section for child protective services)

SC Cases: South Carolina Judicial Department's Website

Search SC Supreme Court opinions from 1997 to the present, and SC Court of Appeals opinions from 1999 to the present.  Website also provides locations and contact information for trial courts and court officials.

Print Resources

Web Resources

Your Public LIbrary

Ask if your public library offers the Gale LegalForms database.

LegalForms contains state-specific forms and documents in Word or Adobe format that can be edited to suit users' needs by filling in the blanks with relevant and accurate information.

Some public libraries also offer access to Westlaw, an online legal research service.