Probate

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Probate Court has jurisdiction over marriage licenses, estates of deceased persons, guardianships of incapacitated adults, conservatorships of the estates of minors and incapacitated persons, minor settlements $25,000 and less, and involuntary commitments of mentally ill and/or chemically dependent persons.

CONTACT INFORMATION

239 N. Jefferies Blvd.
P.O. Box 1036
Walterboro, SC  29488
Phone: 843-549-7216
Fax: 843-549-5571
Email: probate@colletoncounty.org

 

For on-line access to estates and marriage license records, please visit: https://www.southcarolinaprobate.net/search.  Please note, older records are viewable at our office.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 

 

Chief Justice Toal has issued an Order authorizing the closing of all South Carolina Probate Court offices on December 11 and December 12, 2013 for staff training on the revisions to the Probate Code which become effective on January 1, 2014. On these dates, Colleton County Probate Court will be closed.  Please plan your Probate business accordingly.  If you have questions, please contact our office at probate@colletoncounty.org or at (843) 549-7216.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Judge Ashley H. Amundson
November 14, 2013

 

 

STAFF CONTACTS

Probate Court:
Ashley H. Amundson, Probate Court Judge, probate@colletoncounty.org
Tanya D. O’Quinn, Clerk of Probate Court, toquinn@colletoncounty.org
Vanessa D. Colleton-Pinckney, Estates Clerk, vcolleton@colletoncounty.org
Heidi M. Bailey, Mental Health Clerk, hbailey@colletoncounty.org

Yolanda Cayasso, Clerk, ycayasso@colletoncounty.org