Common Pleas

Department Functions

Maintains records of cases heard in Court of Common Pleas, which is civil disputes between parties (i.e. automobile accidents, medical malpractices, personal injury and appeals from lower courts).

Prepare and post online, rosters for the appropriate terms of court, and schedule hearings. The rosters may be viewed online.

This office does not:

  • Give legal advice or recommend an attorney. For attorney information call the SC Lawyer Referral Service at 800-868-2284 or Legal Aid Program 843-381-8182 or South Carolina Legal Services

Attorney Resources

All attorneys must file all Common Pleas pleadings electronically. Register, view webinars and obtain pertinent information online (Attorneys only).

Note: Cellular telephones, beepers, pagers, etc. are not allowed in the courtroom.