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South Carolina
Judicial Branch
Court Orders - 2021
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Interest Rate on Money Decrees and Judgments
In-Person Proceedings in Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Courts
(Rescinded by Order 2021-02-26-01)
In-Person Proceedings in the Summary Courts
(Rescinded by Order 2021-02-26-02)
In-Person Proceedings in Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Courts
In-Person Proceedings in the Summary Courts
In the Matter of Edward Joseph Schafer
Suspension of Family Court Benchmark Administrative Order
Sixth Circuit Veterans Treatment Court Program
In the Matter of Ralph James Wilson, Jr.
COVID-19 Mitigation Measures for the February 2021 South Carolina Bar Examination
In-Person Proceedings and Jury Trials in Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Courts
(Rescinds Order 2020-12-03-01) (Rescinds Order 2021-01-06-01) (Rescinds Order 2020-12-09-01)
In-Person Proceedings and Jury Trials in the Summary Courts
(Rescinds Order 2021-01-06-02) (Rescinds Order 2020-12-03-02)
Administrative Suspensions for Failure to Pay License Fees Required by Rule 410 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR)
Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amended by Order 2021-06-15-01)
(Amends Order 2020-04-22-01) (Amends Order 2020-12-16-01)
In the Matter of Harry B. Gregory, Jr.
Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for Continuing Legal Education Requirements
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Multi-Disciplinary Court - Honorable Ashley H. Amundson
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Multi-Disciplinary Court - Honorable Gerald C. Smoak, Jr.
In the Matter of P. Michael DuPree
Administrative Suspensions for Failure to Comply with Continuing Legal Education Requirements
New and Revised Circuit and Family Court Forms
Completion of the Essentials Series by Newly Admitted Members
Amendments to the South Carolina Court-Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules
Berkeley County Adult Drug Court Program
In the Matter of Michael T. Barnes
Administrative Order Enjoining the Referral of Discovery Disputes to Special Referees
In the Matter of James Sarvis
Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency (As Amended June 15, 2021)

(Amends Order 2021-03-04-01)
Richland County Mental Health Court
(Supersedes Order 2005-11-21-03)
COVID-19 Mitigation Measures for the July 2021 South Carolina Bar Examination
In the Matter of Drelton A. Carson, Jr.
Chief Judges for Administrative Purposes of the Summary Courts
Automation of the General Sessions Sentencing Sheet Process
General Sessions Sentencing Sheet
Pilot Program for Continuing Legal Education Credits for Pro Bono Participation in the Charleston Housing Court
Amended Order Regarding the Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency Extended to August 31, 2021
Lawyer-Legislator Protection During Public Hearings and Committee Meetings on Redistricting and the American Rescue Plan Act
In the Matter of Candy M. Kern
In the Matter of George Eugene Lafaye, IV
In the Matter of Gregory Payne Sloan
In the Matter of Rosalyn Kimberly Grigsby
In the Matter of Mareno Cyrus Foggie, Former Laurens County Magistrate
In the Matter of James H. Harrison
Amendments to Rule 3.8 of the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct
Smith v. State
In the Matter of Richard Guy Bush, Respondent
Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for Magistrates and Municipal Judges
Rescission of Order Relating to the Operation of the Appellate Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency
Methods of Electronic Filing and Service Under Rule 262 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules
Reduced Number of Copies Required in Appellate Matters
Lyles v. State
Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency (As Amended August 27, 2021)
(Amended by Order 2021-09-21-01)
Use of Remote Communication Technology by the Trial Courts
2021 Probate Court Form Changes
In the Matter of David Mark Foster
In the Matter of Richard Alexander Murdaugh
Automation of the General Sessions Sentencing Sheet in Cherokee County
Use of Remote Communication Technology by the Trial Courts (As Amended September 21, 2021)
(Amends Order 2021-08-27-01)
In the Matter of Candy M. Kern
Amendments to Rule 510, South Carolina Appellate Court Rules
In the Matter of Jeffrey Thomas Watson, Respondent
Amendment to Section 2(d)(3), South Carolina Electronic Filing Policies and Guidelines
In the Matter of Cory Howerton Fleming
Rescission of Order Permitting Completion of Trial Experiences by WebEx
(Rescinds Order 2020-10-14-01)
In the Matter of Michael Justin Mims