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South Carolina
Judicial Branch
Court Orders - 2020
Order No.  
In the Matter of Theo Walker Mitchell
RE: Required Use of Protective Masks in County and Municipal Courthouses
Family Court Benchmark
(Supersedes Order 2014-08-27-01)
Certification of Compliance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in Evictions (SCCA Form 256B)
(Amends Order 2020-05-06-01)
Magistrate Assignment in Florence County
Issuance of No-knock Search Warrants by Circuit and Summary Court Judges
COVID-19 Mitigation Measures for the July 2020 South Carolina Bar Examination
Chief Judges for Administrative Purposes of the Summary Courts
In the Matter of Efia Nwangaza
Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for Continuing Legal Education Requirements
Completion of the Essentials Series by Newly Admitted Members
Amended Supplemental Guidance Regarding Lawyer and Judicial Disciplinary Matters During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amends Order 2020-04-10-02)
In the Matter of David Paul Traywick
Suspension of unexecuted family court issued bench warrants for the non-payment of child support and alimony
In the Matter of Gwendolyn Robinson
Operation of the Appellate Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amends Order 2020-03-20-01)
County Grand Juries
Use of Personal Protective Equipment in County Court Facilities
SCDSS v. Benjamin
In the Matter of Robert Nathan Boorda
Certification of Compliance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in Foreclosures
(Amends Order 2020-05-06-01)
Suspension of unexecuted family court issued bench warrants for the non-payment of child support and alimony
(Supersedes Order 2020-04-10-01)
Resolution of Certain Summary Court Level Offenses During COVID-19 Outbreak
Certification of Compliance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in Evictions and Foreclosures Forms
(Amended by Order 2020-05-12-01) (Amended by Order 2020-07-23-01)
Administrative Suspensions for Failure to Comply with Continuing Legal Education Requirements
Participation in Closings of Real Estate Transactions
Statewide Evictions and Foreclosures
(Supersedes Order 2020-03-18-01)
Video/Audio Conferencing Hearings Statewide
Lawyer Mentoring Program and the Coronavirus Pandemic
Trial Court Video/Audioconferencing Consent Forms
Family Court Forms for Provisional Appointment of Counsel During COVID-19
In the Matter of James B. O'Connor
Amended Order Regarding Trial Court Operations During Coronavirus Emergency
(Amends Order 2020-04-14-01)
Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations for Magistrates and Municipal Judges
Admission of Persons to Practice Law During the Coronavirus Emergency
Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency (As Amended April 14, 2020)
(Amended by Order 2020-04-22-01)
(Amends Order 2020-04-03-01)
RE: Amended Supplemental Guidance Regarding Lawyer and Judicial Disciplinary Matters During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amended by Order 2020-06-15-01)
(Amends Order 2020-03-26-01)
Suspension of arrests of unexecuted family court issued bench warrants for the non-payment of child support and alimony
(Superseded by Order 2020-05-07-02)
In the Matter of James Bryan Prince
Operation of the Trial Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amended by Order 2020-04-14-01)
(Revokes Order 2020-03-18-04)
In the Matter of Julie Maria Fitzharris
Supplemental Guidance Regarding Lawyer and Judicial Disciplinary Matters During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amended by Order 2020-04-10-02)
Operation of the Appellate Courts During the Coronavirus Emergency
(Amended by Order 2020-05-29-02)
Mediation Settlement Conferences
Statewide Family Court Order
(Revoked by Order 2020-04-03-01)
(Supersedes Order 2020-03-16-01)
Family Court Schedule and Judicial Travel
Circuit Court Schedule and Judicial Travel
Statewide Evictions and Foreclosures
(Superseded by Order 2020-04-30-02)
(Supersedes Order 2020-03-17-02)
Statewide Evictions
(Superseded by Order 2020-03-18-01)
Waiver of Distance Learning Limitations
Statewide Family Court Order
(Superseded by Order 2020-03-18-04)
Richland Co. Administrative Order
(Supersedes Order 2020-03-12-01)
Richland County Administrative Order
(Superseded by Order 2020-03-12-02)
Administrative Suspensions for Failure to Pay License Fees Required by Rule 410 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR)
In the Matter of K. Douglas Thornton
In the Matter of Jacob Gillens, Sr.
Revised Order of Commitment Up to Sixty Days (SCCA Form 221b)
In the Matter of Charles E. Houston, Jr.
Interest Rate on Money Decrees and Judgments
Probate Court Judges Advisory Committee
(Supersedes Order 2018-11-08-02)