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Posted on: January 8, 2021

In-Person Court Proceedings Suspended Statewide Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the state, the Supreme Court of South Carolina has announced that all in-person court proceedings statewide are suspended until further notice, beginning Monday, January 11, 2021.

This suspension is subject to limited exceptions, including bond hearings and emergency matters like restraining orders, orders of protection and vacating of bench warrants. 

Whenever possible during this suspension, hearings and non-jury trials will be conducted virtually. 

Citizens whose cases are impacted by this change can call Court Operations at 843-724-7460 for further information.

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