To provide a resolution for non-jury lawsuits with a high level of courtesy, efficiency and professionalism.

Mission Statement

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.

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 Please call the courts for questions regarding a specific case.

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Department Functions

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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Berkeley County Announces Holiday Hours and Closures

Berkeley County Announces Holiday Hours and Closures

Jenna Ley JamisonDec 11, 20232 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, December 11, 2023) – All Berkeley County Government offices will be closed Friday, December 22 through Tuesday, December 26. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday, December 27. Offices will be closed again on Monday, January…

Berkeley County Encourages Public to Report Storm Damage

Berkeley County Encourages Public to Report Storm Damage

Jenna Ley JamisonAug 31, 20232 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, August 31, 2023) – Berkeley County Government is encouraging any resident or business that sustained storm damage from Idalia to report it online HERE or via the Citizen…

Berkeley County Prepares for Impacts from Idalia, Update #3

Berkeley County Prepares for Impacts from Idalia, Update #3

Jenna Ley JamisonAug 30, 20235 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, August 30, 2023) – As Idalia approaches, Berkeley County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning, which means Tropical Storm force winds are possible within the next 36 hours,…

Berkeley County Prepares for Impacts from Idalia, Announces Closures, Update #2

Berkeley County Prepares for Impacts from Idalia, Announces Closures, Update #2

Jenna Ley JamisonAug 29, 20234 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, August 29, 2023) – Berkeley County Emergency Management officials and leaders are continuing to monitor Hurricane Idalia, set to make landfall early Wednesday as a category 3 storm…

Berkeley County Prepares for Possible Impacts from Idalia, Update #1

Berkeley County Prepares for Possible Impacts from Idalia, Update #1

Jenna Ley JamisonAug 28, 20233 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, August 28, 2023) – Berkeley County Emergency Management officials and leaders are currently monitoring Tropical Storm Idalia. National weather experts are predicting the storm will become a major…

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