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Court Amends Rule 430
(Date posted: 03/29/2017)

Amendment to the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules

E-Filing Pilot Program to Expand to Georgetown County on March 28, 2017
(Date posted: 03/13/2017)

Effective March 28, 2017, the E-Filing Pilot Program will expand to include Georgetown County in addition to Clarendon, Sumter, Lee, Williamsburg, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Anderson, Oconee, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Allendale, Colleton, and Horry counties. E-Filing in the Court of Common Pleas is mandatory for attorneys in Pilot counties unless the type of case or the type of filing is excluded from the Pilot Program in accordance with the South Carolina Electronic Filing Policies and Guidelines. For more information go to http://www.sccourts.org/efiling/.

Amendment to the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules
(Date posted: 03/08/2017)

The Supreme Court has amended Rule 420, SCACR, to eliminate a reference to the Bridge the Gap Program because it is no longer offered as a live program.

Request for Written Comments
(Date posted: 03/08/2017)

The Supreme Court of South Carolina is accepting written comments concerning whether Rule 8.4 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct should be adopted in South Carolina by amending Rule 8.4 of the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct, contained in Rule 407 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules. Written comments should be emailed as attachments in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF to the email address listed in the notice. The deadline to submit written comments is March 29, 2017.

Amendment to South Carolina Appellate Court Rules
(Date posted: 03/01/2017)

The Supreme Court has amended Rule 607(i), SCACR, to enlarge the time a court reporter is required to retain recordings of proceedings if a party orders the transcript.

E-Filing Pilot Program to Expand to Horry County on March 14, 2017
(Date posted: 02/27/2017)

Effective March 14, 2017, the E-Filing Pilot Program will expand to include Horry County in addition to Clarendon, Sumter, Lee, Williamsburg, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Anderson, Oconee, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Allendale, and Colleton counties. E-Filing in the Court of Common Pleas is mandatory for attorneys in Pilot counties unless the type of case or the type of filing is excluded from the Pilot Program in accordance with the South Carolina Electronic Filing Policies and Guidelines. For more information go to http://www.sccourts.org/efiling/.

Revised Judgment in a Civil Case Form (SCRCP Form 4C)
(Date posted: 02/24/2017)

Revised Judgment in a Civil Case Form (SCRCP Form 4C)

Amended Designation of Business Court Judges
(Date posted: 02/24/2017)

Amended Designation of Business Court Judges

Administrative Suspensions for Failure to Pay License Fees Required by Rule 410 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR)
(Date posted: 02/21/2017)

The South Carolina Bar has furnished the attached list of lawyers (including those holding a limited certificate to practice law) who have failed to pay their license fees for 2017.

Delegation of Authority Business Court
(Date posted: 02/09/2017)

The Honorable Roger M. Young, Sr. shall continue to serve as the Chief Business Court Judge for Administrative Purposes.

Amended Business Court Pilot Program
(Date posted: 02/09/2017)

Amended Business Court Pilot Program

Judicial Elections
(Date posted: 02/01/2017)

Judicial elections were held February 1, 2017.

Rule Change Submitted to the General Assembly
(Date posted: 01/31/2017)

Pursuant to Article V, ยง 4A of the South Carolina Constitution, an order amending Rule 25 of the South Carolina Rules of Family Court was submitted to the South Carolina General Assembly on January 30, 2017.

Oral Argument in the case of Tom Davis, individually, et al. v. Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr., et al., has been cancelled
(Date posted: 01/17/2017)

Oral Argument in the case of Tom Davis, individually, et al. v. Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr., et al., has been cancelled

E-Filing Pilot Program to Expand to Colleton County on February 7, 2017
(Date posted: 01/17/2017)

Effective February 7, 2017, the E-Filing Pilot Program will expand to include Colleton County in addition to Clarendon, Sumter, Lee, Williamsburg, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Anderson, Oconee, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Allendale counties.

Clerk of Court and Register of Deeds Advisory Committee
(Date posted: 01/11/2017)

Clerk of Court and Register of Deeds Advisory Committee

Investiture Ceremony for Chief Justice Donald Beatty
(Date posted: 01/06/2017)

The Investiture Ceremony for Chief Justice Donald Beatty was held on Friday, January 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm at the Supreme Court

Interest Rate on Money Decrees and Judgments
(Date posted: 01/06/2017)

The Supreme Court issues order regarding the legal rate of interest on money decrees and judgments.

Chief Judges for Administrative Purposes of the Summary Courts
(Date posted: 01/06/2017)

IT IS ORDERED that the judges of the magisterial courts listed below be designated as Chief Judge or Associate Chief Judge for Administrative Purposes of the Summary Courts in the counties in which they hold office.

Opinions of the Supreme Court and the Advance Sheets Posted January 5th
(Date posted: 01/03/2017)

The Opinions of the Supreme Court and the Advance Sheets will be posted at 10:00 a.m, on Thursday, January 5, 2017.

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