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Court Name:
Jasper County Magistrate Court
Court Type:
Magistrate Court
State:
SC
County:
JASPER
Street Address:
967 W. Adams St.
City:
Ridgeland
Zip Code:
29936
Phone:
843-726-7933
Fax:
843-726-4191
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Judge:
Hon. Catherine Davidson Badgett
Judge Phone:
843-726-9553
Judge Fax / Email:
843-726-9556
Clerk:
Margaret Bostick
Clerk Phone:
843-726-7710
Clerk Fax:
843-726-7782
Clerk Email:
mbostick@jaspercountysc.gov
Forms and Filing:
https://www.sccourts.org/forms/searchType.cfm
Languages:
Multiple
About Additional Info:
There are approximately 319 magistrates in South Carolina, each serving the county for which he or she is appointed. They are appointed by the Governor upon the advice and consent of the Senate for four-year terms.The Jasper County Magistrates’ Court is comprised of (2) full-time Magistrates and (3) part-time Magistrates. Magistrates have criminal trial jurisdiction over all offenses which are subject to the penalty of a fine not exceeding $500.00 or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days, or both. In addition, magistrates may hear cases transferred from general sessions, the penalty for which does not exceed one-year imprisonment or a fine of $5,000, or both, upon petition by the solicitor and agreement by the defendant.Magistrates have civil jurisdiction when the amount in controversy does not exceed $7,500. In addition, magistrates are responsible for setting bail, conducting preliminary hearings, and issuing arrest and search warrants.
Jasper County Magistrate Court
967 W. Adams St., 29936, Ridgeland, South Carolina