COVID-19 Updates

This page will be updated with important information about how COVID-19 is affecting the legal community. If you wish to add information, send an email to Kim Steele, CCBA executive secretary.


May 19, 2020


May 18, 2020

  • Information sheet outlining Charleston County Court of Common Pleas Covid 19 Procedures – read more

May 13, 2020

  • Advisory Notice from the Workers’ Compensation Commission regarding Commissioner’s In-person Hearings – read more

May 12, 2020

  • Memo from Master-in-Equity regarding Procedures Moving Forward – read more
  • S.C. Supreme Court Order regarding Suspension of unexecuted family court issued bench warrants for the non-payment of child support and alimony – read more

May 5, 2020

  • S.C. Supreme Court Order regarding Participation in Closings of Real Estate Transactions – read more
  • S.C. Supreme Court Order regarding Statewide Evictions and Foreclosures – read more

May 1, 2020

  • S.C. Supreme Court Order regarding Video/Audio Conferencing Hearings Statewide – read more

April 30, 2020

  • Master in Equity Memo about E-filing System Procedures – read more

April 27, 2020

  • S.C. Supreme Court Order regarding Court Operations for May 4 – June 12, 2020 – read more

April 15, 2020

  • U.S. District Court  Amended Standing Order regarding Court Operations – read more
  • U.S. District Court Order regarding Interim CJA Voucher Process – read more
  • S.C. Supreme Court Order regarding Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency (As Amended April 14, 2020) – read more

April 13, 2020

  • Family Court Request for Hearing via Video – download
  • Memo on how to request hearing in Common Pleas, General Sessions and Family Court – read more

April 9, 2020

  • Order from SC Supreme Court regarding Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency – read more

April 7, 2020

  • Order from Judge Martin regarding Family Court Bench Warrants – read more

April 6, 2020

  • Order from SC Supreme Court regarding Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency – read more

March 30, 2020

  • Letter from the Master in Equity regarding court access – read more

March 27, 2020

  • Updated information from the Probate Court – read more

March 26, 2020

  • Updated memo from Charleston County Clerk of Court regarding public access to its office – read more

March 25, 2020

  • Updated Charleston County Emergency Plea Court Information – read more

March 23, 2020

  • Memo from Charleston County Clerk of Court regarding public access to its office – read more
  • Orders from Judge Daniel E. Martin, Jr. regarding Family Court hearings and other matters – read more

March 22, 2020

  • Advisory Notice – Workers’ Compensation Commission regarding Commissioner’s Hearings – read more

March 19, 2020

  • Letter from Solicitor Scarlett Wilson regarding Operations in the Ninth Judicial Circuit – read more
  • Order from State Supreme Court regarding Statewide Evictions and Foreclosures – read more
  • Press release from Charleston County Government – read more
  • News from Dorchester County Probate Court – read more
  • Order from State Supreme Court regarding Mediation Settlement Conferences – read more

March 18, 2020

  • Order from Charleston County Circuit and Family Courts – read more
  • Notice from Charleston County Probate Court – read more

March 17, 2020

  • Memorandum issued by The Supreme Court of South Carolina – read more
  • Order from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina – read more
  • Update from the Charleston County Probate Court, please click – read more

March 16, 2020

  • There are several CCBA events that that have been cancelled or postponed –  read more

March 13, 2020

  • Please be advised of the following notice from Charleston County Clerk of Court, Julie J. Armstrong –  read more