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South Carolina
Judicial Branch
2020-03-17-02 (Superseded by Order 2020-03-18-01)

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE:  Statewide Evictions


Pursuant to provisions of Article V, Section 4 of the South Carolina Constitution,

IT IS ORDERED that all evictions currently ordered and scheduled statewide from March 17, 2020, through March 31, 2020, shall be rescheduled for a date not earlier than May 1, 2020.  However, case-by-case exceptions for evictions may be made for matters that involve essential services and/or harm to person or property.

s/Donald W. Beatty                                               C. J.

Columbia, South Carolina
March 17, 2020