Saluda County Court House, Suite 6
100 East Church Street
Saluda, South Carolina 29138
Phone No: 864-445-4500
Fax No: 864-445-3772
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Clerk of Court - Ext 2215
Doris B. Holmes
Family Court Clerk - Ext 2214
Faye G. Ingram
Real Estate Clerk - Ext. 2216
Susan T. Gillian
Circuit Court Deputy - Ext. 2217
Margaret M. Davis
Family Court Deputy - Ext. 2218
Rosa S. Berry
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE CLERK'S OFFICE
The Clerk of Court for Saluda County is responsible for all support functions necessary for the operation of the Circuit and Family Courts in Saluda County including collection of alimony, child support, fines & fees, creating copies of legal instruments, and the administration of jury selection. This office also records and maintains all real estate records pertaining to property in Saluda County.
The majority of our records are available to the public unless sealed by a Circuit Court or Family Court Judge.
In General Sessions Court, our office is responsible for accepting and maintaining all warrants, tickets, bonds, indictments, etc.
Common Pleas Court is responsible for accepting and maintaining all paperwork in civil cases. We also prepare rosters for the upcoming terms of Common Pleas Court.
Family Court is responsible for maintaining the records of the Family Court in the manner designated by Court Administration. Within this record keeping function are maintenance of the cases, submission of statistical reports and receipt and disbursement of alimony, child support and other payments to be made through the court.
The Real Estate Department is responsible for filing and maintaining all legal documents that pertain to real property in Saluda County. These documents may consist of deeds. Mortgages, contracts, leases, power of attorneys, plats of property, right of way easements and many other types of documents. These records are available to the public between the hours of 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday in the main courthouse.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Clerk of Court’s Office have the forms I need to file a case in Family Court and Common Pleas Court
No, the Clerk of Court’s Office does not have any forms to give you.
Can I be excused from jury duty?
You can be excused from jury service if you are over 65 years of age, if you have a statement from your doctor stating that you cannot serve as a juror, if you have a child under 7 years of age and do not work outside the home or if you served on jury duty within the last three calendar years. You must contact the Clerk of Court’s Office and prior to the date you are to report and advise them of your desire to be excused. The judge will address all other reasons that would exempt you from service on the first day of court.
Can a juror be transferred from one term to another?
The Clerk of Court has authority to handle transfer jury duty in most instances. Contact the Clerk’s office for verification.
Can your office give me legal advice and recommend a lawyer?
No, if you need legal assistance, you may contact the S.C. Bar Association’s lawyer referral service at 1-800-868-2284.