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Beaufort Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 2207 100 Ribaut Rd Beaufort, SC 29901-2207
Phone
843-255-5700
Fax
843-255-9427
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
General Note
This court holds records for the St Helena Island Magistrate Court which is now closed. Access court records and dockets free at http://www.beaufortcourt.org/publicindex/.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

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Hilton Head Magistrate Court - See Bluffton Magistrate Court for Records

Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

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St Helena Island Magistrate Court - Closed ..See Beaufort Municipal Court

Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

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Bluffton Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 840 4819 Bluffton Pky Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone
843-757-1500 X6
Fax
843-757-9510
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims
General Note
Access records free at www.beaufortcourt.org/publicindex/. Search dockets at www.beaufortcourt.org/onlinedocket/.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, offense, date of offense

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

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Lobeco Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 845 1860 Trask Pky Lobeco, SC 29931-0845
Phone
843-846-3902
Hours
2PM-6P W only
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims
General Note
Access records free at www.beaufortcourt.org/publicindex/. Search dockets free at www.beaufortcourt.org/onlinedocket/.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

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Circuit Court

Address
PO Drawer 1128 102 Ribaut Rd, Rm 208 Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone
843-470-5218
Fax
843-255-9412
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $7,500
Restricted Records
No adoption, juvenile, sealed or expunged records released
Civil Note
Access to public case index and court dockets for free go to www.beaufortcourt.org.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1985; prior in index books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Beaufort County Court Recorder Offices

Register of Deeds

Address
Beaufort County PO Box 1197 Beaufort, SC 29901
Phone
843-470-2700
Fax
843-470-2709
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1981.

Courier Offices

Address
102 Ribaut Rd, Rm 205 Beaufort, SC 29901

County Assessor

Phone
843-470-2513

Treasurer

Phone
843-470-2766

Elections

Appraiser
843-470-3753