IT IS ORDERED that Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Courts statewide may begin holding in-person proceedings, other than jury trials, on Monday, March 15. Additionally, Circuit Courts may conduct in-person grand jury proceedings beginning March 15. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Circuit Courts statewide may begin holding jury trials on Monday, April 5.
Please call the courts for questions regarding a specific case.
Due to COVID-19, South Carolina Chief Justice Beatty has ordered the suspension of all in-person summary court proceedings starting January 11, until further notice.
This excludes bond hearings and emergency matters including, but not limited to, restraining orders, orders of protection, and vacating of bench warrants.
View the full order HERE: http://bit.ly/2Lwx3NB
For questions, please call the following court locations:
- Moncks Corner (all matters, including all traffic court): 843-719-4050
- Goose Creek (small claims matters only): 843-553-6099
- Goose Creek (evictions and all other matters): 843-553-7080
- St. Stephen (all matters): 843-567-7400
- Bond Court: 843-719-4549
The Master In Equity:
- Hears cases referred or transferred by consent of attorneys or by Order of the Circuit Court
- Schedules pre-trial conferences
- Considers pre-trial motions
- Researches applicable law
- Issues written orders
- Handling all post-trial motions
- Coordinates and performs the monthly Master’s Sale
The Monthly Master’s sale is generally held the first Wednesday of each month at 11:00 A. M. in courtroom B at the Berkeley County Courthouse. Please click here for more information.
If you have any questions that have not been answered on this site please consult an attorney. We are unable to give legal advice.
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