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E-Filing Pilot Program to Expand to Dillon County on February 26, 2019
(Date posted: 02/07/2019)

Effective February 26, 2019, the E-Filing Pilot Program will expand to include Dillon County in addition to Clarendon, Sumter, Lee, Williamsburg, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Anderson, Oconee, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Allendale, Colleton, Horry, Georgetown, Aiken, Barnwell, Bamberg, Lexington, Saluda, Edgefield, McCormick, Kershaw, Newberry, Laurens, Greenwood, York, Richland, Union, Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Dorchester, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Berkeley, Florence, Marion, Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Darlington 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 about the Pilot Program and for training resources for attorneys and their staff, go to http://www.sccourts.org/efiling/.

Judicial Elections
(Date posted: 02/06/2019)

Judicial elections were held February 6, 2019.

Rule Changes Submitted to the General Assembly
(Date posted: 01/31/2019)

Pursuant to Article V, § 4A of the South Carolina Constitution, the following rule changes were submitted to the South Carolina General Assembly on January 31, 2019.

Extension for Payment of South Carolina Bar License Fees by Federal Government Employees
(Date posted: 01/25/2019)

Accordingly, a federal employee who is a member of the South Carolina Bar under Rule 410 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules, and who is no longer being paid due to the shutdown, is hereby granted an extension to pay the 2019 license fees under Rule 410. The deadline for payment is extended to thirty (30) days after the federal government shutdown ends for that person's agency, department or other instrumentality of the United States.

South Carolina Access to Justice Commission Executive Director
(Date posted: 01/25/2019)

Executive Director job posting.

E-Filing Pilot Program to Expand to Darlington County on February 5, 2019
(Date posted: 01/23/2019)

Effective February 5, 2019, the E-Filing Pilot Program will expand to include Darlington County in addition to Clarendon, Sumter, Lee, Williamsburg, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg, Cherokee, Anderson, Oconee, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Allendale, Colleton, Horry, Georgetown, Aiken, Barnwell, Bamberg, Lexington, Saluda, Edgefield, McCormick, Kershaw, Newberry, Laurens, Greenwood, York, Richland, Union, Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Dorchester, Orangeburg, Calhoun, Berkeley, Florence, Marion, Chesterfield, and Marlboro 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 about the Pilot Program and for training resources for attorneys and their staff, go to http://www.sccourts.org/efiling/.

Chief Justice Beatty Administers Oath of Office to Solicitors
(Date posted: 01/11/2019)

Supreme Court of South Carolina Chief Justice Donald W. Beatty held a swearing-in ceremony for six South Carolina solicitors on Thursday, Jan. 10.

Interest Rate on Money Decrees and Judgments
(Date posted: 01/11/2019)

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

Digital Courtroom Recorder Project Pilot Program
(Date posted: 01/10/2019)

Digital Courtroom Recorder Project Pilot Program

SCCA Form 800 Transcript Request
(Date posted: 01/10/2019)

SCCA Form 800 Transcript Request

Pilot Program for Enhanced Court Supervision of SCDSS Cases
(Date posted: 01/03/2019)

Pilot Program for Enhanced Court Supervision of SCDSS Cases

E-Filing Announcement-Scheduled Maintenance Notice
(Date posted: 01/03/2019)

The South Carolina Judicial Department will conduct network maintenance on Saturday, January 12, 2019, beginning at 8:00 AM affecting many of our systems, including E-Filing.