South Carolina has about 10,798 actively practicing lawyers, working across the private and public sectors. The state has a bevy of resources for those seeking legal assistance. The South Carolina Bar also has resources on a variety of legal topics such as common legal issues, the Magistrate's court, senior law, advance directives, children's issues, and self-represented divorces. The state's lawyer referral services can refer people to qualifies attorneys in more than a hundred fields. Like many others, South Carolina also has a free legal answers portal that functions both as a website and as a hotline.