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Orders and Memos

Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency  (06-15-2021)

In-Person Proceedings and Jury Trials in Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Courts  (02-26-2021)

In-Person Proceedings and Jury Trials in the Summary Courts  (02-26-2021)

Supreme Court issues order regarding COVID-19 mitigation measures for the February 2021 Bar Examination  (02-04-2021)

Suspension of Family Court Benchmark Administrative Order  (01-15-2021)

In-Person Proceedings in Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Courts (As Amended on January 8, 2021)  (01-08-2021)

In-Person Proceedings in the Summary Courts (As Amended on January 8, 2021  (01-08-2021)

Selection of New Grand Jury Members  (12-09-2020)

Circuit Court Jury Trials  (12-04-2020)

Summary Court Jury Trials

  (12-04-2020)

Webex Oral Argument at the South Carolina Court of Appeals

  (11-02-2020)

Summary Court Operations

  (09-25-2020)

Docketing of Cases for General Sessions Terms of Court  (09-15-2020)

Court Operations  (09-14-2020)

Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for Magistrates and Municipal Judges   (08-28-2020)

Required Use of Protective Masks County and Municipal Courthouses  (07-30-2020)

Certification of Compliance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in Evictions  (07-23-2020)

Completion of the Essentials Series by Newly Admitted Members  (06-16-2020)

Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for Continuing Legal Education Requirements   (06-16-2020)

Amended Supplemental Guidance Regarding Lawyer and Judicial Disciplinary Matters During the Coronavirus Emergency  (06-15-2020)

Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Appellate Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency  (05-29-2020)

Certification of Compliance - Foreclosures
  (05-12-2020)

Certification of Compliance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in Evictions and Foreclosures Forms   (05-06-2020)

Lawyer Mentoring Program and the Coronavirus Pandemic  (04-29-2020)

Admission of Persons to Practice Law During the Coronavirus Emergency   (04-15-2020)

Mediation Settlement Conferences  (03-19-2020)

Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for 2019-2020 Continuing Legal Education Reporting Year  (03-17-2020)

Access to the Supreme Court Building  (03-13-2020)

Court of Appeals Oral Argument  (03-13-2020)

Expired Orders and Memos
Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency  (03-04-2021)

Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency  (12-16-2020)

Amended Order Regarding Trial Court Operations During Coronavirus Emergency   (04-22-2020)

Court Operations during the Seven-Week Period August 3 - September 18, 2020
  (08-05-2020)

COVID-19 Mitigation Measures for the July 2020 South Carolina Bar Examination  (07-02-2020)

Court Operations during the Seven-Week Period June 15-July 31, 2020  (06-03-2020)

County Grand Juries  (05-29-2020)

Use of Personal Protective Equipment in County Court Facilities  (05-26-2020)

Suspension of unexecuted family court issued bench warrants for the non-payment of child support and alimony   (05-07-2020)

Participation in Closings of Real Estate Transactions  (05-01-2020)

Statewide Evictions and Foreclosures  (04-30-2020)

Court Operations During the Six Week Period, May 4 - June 12, 2020
  (04-24-2020)

Amended Order Regarding Trial Court Operations During Coronavirus Emergency   (04-14-2020)

Amended Supplemental Guidance Regarding Lawyer and Judicial Disciplinary Matters During the Coronavirus Emergency   (04-10-2020)

Suspension of arrests of unexecuted family court issued bench warrants for the non-payment of child support and alimony   (04-10-2020)

Operation of the Appellate Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency  (03-20-2020)

Statewide Family Court Order  (03-19-2020)

Family Court Schedule and Judicial Travel  (03-19-2020)

Circuit Court Schedule and Judicial Travel  (03-19-2020)

Statewide Evictions and Foreclosures   (03-19-2020)

Kershaw County Family Court Proceedings  (03-14-2020)

Richland County Family Court Proceedings  (03-12-2020)

Richland County Administrative Order  (03-12-2020)

Statement from Chief Justice Beatty  (03-12-2020)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparation  (03-04-2020)