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 Candidate Filing Info. for 2022 General Election

Berkeley County Announces Candidate Filing Info. for 2022 General Election

Jenna Ley JamisonMar 7, 20222 min read

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, March 7, 2022) – Any candidate who is seeking a political party’s nomination for a local, state or federal seat in the 2022 General Election may file for…

Berkeley County Government Offices Closing Early on Friday, January 21

Berkeley County Government Offices Closing Early on Friday, January 21

Jenna Ley JamisonJan 20, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, January 20, 2022) – All Berkeley County Government Offices, the Courthouse, the County Landfill and all County Convenience Centers will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, January…

Berkeley County Government Offices, Courthouse Closing at 2 p.m. TODAY, March 18

Berkeley County Government Offices, Courthouse Closing at 2 p.m. TODAY, March 18

Jenna Ley JamisonMar 18, 2021

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, March 18, 2021) – All Berkeley County Government Offices and the Courthouse will close at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, March 18 due to the threat of severe weather.…

Court Operations to Resume Normal Scheduling September 21

Court Operations to Resume Normal Scheduling September 21

Jenna Ley JamisonSep 16, 2020

Starting Monday, September 21, 2020, South Carolina court operations will resume normal scheduling and docket management, including in-person hearings in Circuit Court and Family Court, as well as General Sessions and Common Pleas…

Berkeley County Offices Closing at 2 p.m.

Berkeley County Offices Closing at 2 p.m.

hmoldenhauerAug 3, 2020

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (August 3, 2020) — All Berkeley County Offices will close at 2 p.m. Monday, August 3 due to Tropical Storm Isaias. This closure includes the Berkeley County Courthouse, Libraries, Animal…

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