The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will offer a “Law School for Non-Lawyers” course at Aiken Technical College this fall.
The class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays from Sept. 15 to Oct. 27. The cost of the course is $45, which includes the textbook and all materials.
The seven-week course will provide legal information and give participants an opportunity to meet local lawyers.
The course will include an overview of state courts and a description of alternative dispute resolution.
The class also will look at juvenile justice and child protection, family law, real estate and landlord-tenant law, wills, estates and probate, health care and elder law.
Other topics will include South Carolina workers’ compensation law, employment law, bankruptcy law, consumer law and debt collection, criminal law and torts.
The deadline to register is noon, Sept. 13.
To register, call ATC at 803-508-7263 or visit www.atc.edu.