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Circuit Courts

Authored By: South Carolina Bar Association

Lawline FAQ: The Court system in South Carolina is set out, for the most part, in the State Constitution. In 1972, an amendment provided for judicial reform, and made a uniform system of circuit courts throughout the State. The circuit courts in South Carolina may be described as courts with original jurisdiction of almost every civil and criminal case.

Last Review and Update: Jan 21, 2016