Magistrate

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Magistrate's Court is the Summary Court for the Colleton County/walterboro area. This court handles small claim civil matters up to $7,500, as well as traffic court and miscellaneous criminal cases, including wildlife, hunting, boating, and fishing violations.

CONTACT INFORMATION

40 Klein Street (Jessie D. Padgett Building)
P.O. Box 1732
Walterboro, SC  29488
Phone: 843-549-1122

Criminal & Traffic Court:  843-549-1140
Fax: 843-549-9010
Email: magistrate@colletoncounty.org

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM (excluding County and/or State holidays)


STAFF CONTACTS

Magistrates

Elbert O. Duffie, III, Chief Magistrate

Sophia T. Henderson, Associate Chief Magistrate

Kenneth A. Campbell, Jr. Magistrate

Keisha D. Gadsden, Magistrate

Harriet A. Bonds, Magistrate


Court Administration:
Pamala A. White, Court Administrator, pwhite@colletoncounty.org
Melanie S. Buchanan, Deputy Court Administrator
Darryl L. Wilcox, Chief Civil Clerk
Melanie S. Buchanan, Chief Warrant Clerk
Vanessa L. Hall, Chief Traffic Clerk
Tashika G.A. Brown, Criminal Bond Clerk

Ashley L. Jackson, Criminal-Traffic Disposition Clerk