Dorchester County Magistrates Court Summerville

Troy Knight Judicial Complex, 212 Deming Way, Summerville, SC 29483
Dorchester County

Court System Type:

Small claims ($0-$5,000) cases., Mental Health cases., Emergency civil protection/ restraining orders., Misdemeanor preliminary hearings., Juvenile cases., Traffic infractions.


Contact Information:

Phone Number: 843-832-0370
Fax: 843-832-0371

County Clerk and Other Info:

Judge or Clerk: James H. Messervy, Sr., Tera Suzette Richardson, Michael T. Londergan, Janice Yvonne Simmons

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  • What are the exemptions? Depending on local laws and specific court policies, exemptions MAY include persons over age 70, and those having recently served on a jury (usually within 1-3 years depending on county policy). In the state of South Carolina, there are possible exemptions for any person employed within the walls of any courthouse. If any of these apply to you, contact the court to verify they observe the exemption.
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Nearby Courts:

First Judicial Circuit Family Court Berkeley Charlestown
212 Deming Way, Box 4
0.0 mile away

Summerville Municipal Court
300 West Second North Street
1.6 miles away

Lincolnville Municipal Court
141 West Broad Street
2.5 miles away

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