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Clerk of Courts

Phone numbers:
Clerk of Court, Court of Common Pleas and Court of General Sessions - (843) 719-4400
Family Court - (843) 719-4500


Office Hours: Office Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday

300-B California Avenue
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 219
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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Passport Applications will no longer be accepted at the Clerk of Court office effective January 1, 2011.

Photo: Mary P. Brown, Berkeley County Clerk of Courts
Mary P. Brown, Berkeley County
Clerk of Court

Welcome to Berkeley County Clerk of Courts

Mary P. Brown

Mary P. Brown was elected as Berkeley County Clerk of Court in 1982. She is a native to Moncks Corner, South Carolina and attended Berkeley County High School, Trident Technical College and Charleston Southern University. She has worked in the Clerk’s office for over 40 years.

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Berkeley County Clerk of Courts is responsible for the following:

  • Process legal actions of a civil nature, for claims involving more than $7,500. You may also contact Magistrate's Court (843) 719-4220
  • Maintain the records of cases heard in the Court of Common Pleas, which involve civil disputes between two or more parties
  • Keep records of criminal cases heard in the Court of General Sessions
  • Maintain the records of Family Court which includes juvenile, domestic relations, child support, interstate custody, abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights orders of protection, adoption and Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act cases
  • Schedule Civil Jury and Non-Jury trials
  • Keep records of judgments for the Court of Common Pleas
  • Prepare and schedule hearing dockets for Family Court judges
  • Collect and disburse court-ordered monies
  • Maintain records of bond issues
  • Keep records of the articles of association and limited partnership
  • Provide copies of divorce decrees and maintain the records of divorce proceedings
  • Record notaries and maintain notary applications

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Helpful Contacts

If you are in need of an attorney, there are several sources of information available that can assist you in making an informed decision. For attorney information, call the S.C. Lawyers Referral Service at (800) 868-2284 or the South Carolina Legal Services (888) 346-5592.

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Schedule criminal cases for trial; contact the Solicitor's Office (843) 719-4529

Filing of general partnership forms; contact the Register of Deeds' Office (843) 719-4084

Issue marriage licenses or maintain marriage records; contact Probate Court (843) 719-4519

Record land transactions; contact the Register of Deeds' Office (843) 719-4084

Issue restraining orders; contact Magistrate Courts (843) 719-4220

Accept payment for traffic tickets; contact Magistrate Courts (843) 719-4220

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