Lisa M. Steets Hostetler’s Answers

Lisa M. Steets Hostetler

Columbia Real Estate Attorney.

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  1. How do I get a lawyer when legal aid caint help? He moved out and filed 7mths ago. We have 4children & not getting any help.

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Lisa M. Steets Hostetler
    2. Alexandria Broughton Skinner
    2 lawyer answers

    You should try calling LATIS. Information is below. You will need to meet their income guidelines. There is a big push for volunteer lawyers now, so if they couldn't help before because they didn't have the resources, maybe they have more help now. Good luck. South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) provides free civil legal services for low income residents of South Carolina. We do not do any criminal cases. If you want to apply for legal services, you should call the statewide South...

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  2. My son is currently lock up he is to appear in municipal court and i've been subpeona to go to court.

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Lisa M. Steets Hostetler
    2. Daniel Nelson Deasy
    3. Tajara Dommershausen
    3 lawyer answers

    If you received a subpeona, you are required to appear as directed or you will be held in contempt and could go to jail yourself. If you are unsure whether it is your son in the video, answer truthfully. Your son's lawyer will object on your son's behalf if the prosecutor asks you questions that he shouldn't.

  3. See below not enough room

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Lisa M. Steets Hostetler
    1 lawyer answer

    With the caveat that I can't give you a specific answer without knowing the terms of your lease and the contents of the letter they sent you, it sounds like the amount you might owe them would be minimal. One month's rent minus a security deposit would probably leave you owing a couple hundred dollars or less. That having been said, it probably wouldn't be worth it financially for them to sue you. Since they turned it over to the collection company, it is likely they will just keep trying to...