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Court Name:
1st Judicial Circuit Court
Court Type:
Circuit Court
State:
SC
County:
DORCHESTER
Street Address:
5200 E. Jim Bilton Blvd.
City:
St. George
Zip Code:
29477
Phone:
843-563-0160
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Judge:
Hon. Edgar W. Dickson
Judge Phone:
803-535-2187
Judge Fax / Email:
803-535-2188, edicksonsc@sccourts.org
Clerk:
Cheryl L. Graham
Clerk Phone:
843-563-0160
Clerk Fax:
843-563-0178
Public Transportation:
Shuttle services will run every fifteen minutes, Monday - Thursday, from 7:45 AM to 5:25 PM. Passengers must wear a seatbelt at all times while in the vehicle.
Restrictions:
Cell phone camera and video is strictly prohibited in the courthouse.
Forms and Filing:
https://www.sccourts.org/forms/searchType.cfm
Languages:
Multiple
Jury Service:
https://www.dorchestercountysc.gov/government/courts-judicial-services/circuit-court/jury-duty
ADA:
Dorchester County Government, Human Resources
ADA Phone:
843-563-0144
ADA Fax / Email:
hrdept@dorchestercounty.sc
About Additional Info:
The Circuit Court is the state's court of general jurisdiction. It has a civil court, the Court of Common Pleas, and a criminal court, the Court of General Sessions. In addition to its general trial jurisdiction, the Circuit Court has limited appellate jurisdiction over appeals from the Probate Court, Magistrate's Court, and Municipal Court.The State is divided into sixteen judicial circuits. Each circuit has at least one resident circuit judge who maintains an office in the judge's home county within the circuit. There are forty-nine circuit judges who serve the sixteen circuits on a rotating basis, with court terms and assignments determined by the Chief Justice based upon recommendations of Court Administration. Circuit court judges are elected by the General Assembly to staggered terms of six years.1st Judicial Circuit consists of Calhoun, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties.
1st Judicial Circuit Court
5200 E. Jim Bilton Blvd., 29477, St. George, South Carolina