Courts in South Carolina
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The state court system in South Carolina includes a Probate Court and Municipal Court, as well as a Family Court and South Carolina Magistrate's Court. South Carolina's main trial courts are its Civil Courts, which hear many types of cases including those relating to torts, real property disputes, misdemeanors, felonies. If you're appealing a criminal or civil decision in a lower court in South Carolina, this will also be heard in its Circuit Courts. South Carolina's Court of Appeals hears appeals of Circuit Court decisions, and the South Carolina Supreme Court is the state's 'court of last resort.' Many South Carolina counties provide online access to South Carolina court records through their Public Access databases. A list of participating counties and their databases can be found on the South Carolina Judicial Department's website at http://www.judicial.state.sc.us/caseSearch/. If you're trying to pay a traffic ticket in South Carolina, you can also do that on this website. If you're seeking copies of South Carolina court documents, you should contact the Clerk of Court's in the appropriate county. A list of South Carolina Clerk of Courts contact information can be found at http://www.judicial.state.sc.us/clerksCourt/alphaList.cfm.
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21, Sep 2014 - Camden man held on gunrunning charges
A Camden man accused in a gunrunning operation that allegedly transported illegal guns from South Carolina to South Jersey will remain in custody awaiting trial.
21, Sep 2014 - South Carolina Dad Accused in 5 Children's Deaths was Ex-Con
By John O'Conner and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed Thursday. ...
21, Sep 2014 - Spartanburg, SC New primary care Medicaid program may benefit former inmates
An estimated 9,000 inmates discharged from the South Carolina corrections system each year may soon benefit from a modified Medicaid program that would address some of their basic health care needs after they leave prison.
21, Sep 2014 - Walhalla, SC HP: Man charged with DUI in crash that killed Upstate couple
South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man is facing DUI charges following a crash that killed two people. Drew Greene, 52, of Westminiser, was charged with two counts of felony DUI with death on Sunday. On Monday morning, a judge set bail at $50,000 for each felony charge, plus he was served a bench warrant from a previous case. When asked by the judge if Greene understood the charges, he said ...
21, Sep 2014 - Lexington, SC SLED chief: Keep agents' access to death records
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's top cop asked legislators Tuesday to ensure that agents who investigate child deaths continue to have access to records like autopsy reports and birth certificates, saying he hopes a recent court ruling won't change that. "There is no higher mission than the ...
21, Sep 2014 - Tim Jones, Jr. went on crime spree in Illinois in 2001
Prison documents and a family member say a South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree in 2001 in Illinois.
21, Sep 2014 - Personal Injury Law Firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban P.C. Welcome New Attorney Doug Bar
Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban P.C., with offices in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, adds experienced attorney Doug Barber to their Virginia practice. (PRWeb August 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12119285.htm
21, Sep 2014 - South Carolina Supreme Court: Workers' compensation OK for injuries from company kickball game
Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
21, Sep 2014 - Former SC lawmaker Viers to appear in court
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A former South Carolina lawmaker is scheduled to appear in federal court next week on charges that he helped a businessman hide assets, then lied about it to federal agents. Court records show that Thad Viers' arraignment is set for Thursday in Florence. The ...
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Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy returned to practice one day after being excused from work to meet with his attorney.
21, Sep 2014 - APNewsBreak: SC dad accused in 5 deaths was ex-con
The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed...
21, Sep 2014 - Ex-Rep. Viers pleads not guilty in federal case
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina House member is scheduled to be in court for a hearing on charges he helped a businessman hide assets from an insurance company and lied to IRS agents.
21, Sep 2014 - Timeline leading to dad's arrest in 5 kids' deaths
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man is accused killing his five children and dumping their bodies along a road in Alabama. Here is a timeline of events leading to his arrest and the discovery of the bodies, according to court records and authorities:
21, Sep 2014 - Former lawmaker Thad Viers to appear in court
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A former South Carolina lawmaker is appearing in federal court next week on charges he helped a businessman hide assets, then lied about it to federal agents.
21, Sep 2014 - South Carolina dad accused in 5 deaths was ex-con
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Prison documents and a family member say a South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree in 2001 in Illinois.
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