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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26, Jul 2014 - Myrtle Beach, SC Missing woman fakes her own drowning to avoid court
One South Carolina woman really did not want to go to her court date. So much, that she faked her own drowning. According to WSOC, North Myrtle Beach Public Safety officials have determined that Amy Lynette Arrington did not drown, but instead, she conspired with her husband, Paul David Arrington, for her to disappear. The […]
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LAURENS, S.C. (AP) A South Carolina speeding ticket against Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery has been thrown out after the trooper who wrote the ticket didn't show up in court.
25, Jul 2014 - Longwood developer awaits sentencing in S.C. corruption case
A Longwood developer who once pushed the button to start his company's implosion of the old Amway Arena is awaiting sentencing for attempting to bribe South Carolina officials with a Porsche, pricey meals and strippers.
25, Jul 2014 - Episcopal schism trial ends with testimony from breakaway bishop
ST. GEORGE - Bishop Mark Lawrence testified on Friday that he continued to act as bishop of South Carolina, including signing legal documents and celebrating church sacraments, after being stripped of his ministerial duties by the national church.
25, Jul 2014 - Laurens, SC LCSO: Escaped female prisoner captured
The female inmate who walked way from a work detail Thursday is in custody, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office. Kimberly Jane Collins was apprehended by the Laurens County Sheriff's Office and State Law Enforcement Division and Correction officials just before 6 p.m., said a release from the South Carolina Department of Corrections. Sheriff Ricky Chastain said Collins, who is in ...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.
25, Jul 2014 - Dillon man sentenced for possession of a firearm
A Dillon, South Carolina man was sentenced to 210 months of imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for felon in possession of a firearm.
25, Jul 2014 - Exclusive: Jury awards $8.1 million to investor who alleged BB&T misled him
A jury in a South Carolina state court on Monday awarded $8.1 million to a former adviser who sold his wealth management business to BB&T Corp and later alleged that the bank mismanaged his retirement nest egg with a risky strategy, according to a person familiar with the matter. The verdict, reached on Monday afternoon by a jury at the Court of Common Pleas for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit ...
25, Jul 2014 - Latest South Carolina sports
A South Carolina speeding ticket against Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery has been thrown out after the trooper who wrote the ticket didn't show up in court.
25, Jul 2014 - Marion, SC Ex-SC State trustee's corruption trial ending
The public corruption case of a former South Carolina State University trustee is winding down.
25, Jul 2014 - Dorchester, SC Trial in SC Episcopal break winding up
ST. GEORGE, S.C. (AP) — The trial stemming from the Episcopal division in eastern South Carolina is ending after three weeks of testimony. Friday is expected to be the last day of testimony in Dorchester County Court in St. George.
25, Jul 2014 - Fairfield, SC SLED: Suspect tried to kill trial witness by setting home on fire
Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said they arrested an Upstate man and woman on a list of charges connected to a house fire in Easley, which was part of an attempted murder plot.
25, Jul 2014 - Marion, SC Jurors deliberating in ex-SC State trustee's trial
Jurors will continue deliberating the fate of a former South Carolina State University trustee charged with corruption.
25, Jul 2014 - September 3 hearing set in Sheriff James Metts case
South Carolina's longest-serving sheriff is due in court in September.
25, Jul 2014 - Judge orders James Brown documents made public
A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown. Sue Summer wants to see ...
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