South Carolina

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Statute

S.C. Code ยง16-3-2020(F)

In South Carolina, survivors of trafficking in persons who have been convicted of prostitution or trafficking offenses can bring a motion to vacate the conviction and expunge the records. Survivors must demonstrate that the offenses were committed as a direct result of having been a victim.

There are no time limits or restrictions on when survivors can seek relief.

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