Contact Information


James B. Hiers

Clerk of Court


2959 Main Highway

Post Office Box 150
Bamberg, South Carolina 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3025
Fax: (803) 245-3088

Clerk of Court

The Bamberg County Clerk of Court, is popularly elected and serves a four year term, serves both the Circuit Court and the Family Court. The Circuit Court consists of General Sessions or Criminal Court and Common Pleas or Civil Court.


General Sessions duties include receipt of criminal warrants, transmission of warrants to the solicitor, receipt of bonds and jury management.


Common Pleas duties include scheduling jury and non-jury trails, scheduling motion hearings and jury management.


Family Court duties include scheduling hearings, collection and disbursement of court-ordered child support, issuance of rules to show cause for non-compliance of court orders and maintenance of juvenile records.


Bamberg County Clerk of Court is also the Register of Deeds and is responsible for the recording and maintenance of all real estate transactions for the county.


Our office does not provide legal advice. If any copies are needed, you must come in to the office and copy them at a cost of $0.25 per page. Our office does not provide research of any kind (record checks).


Our office does not provide any child support information over the phone, only in person with a proper ID. A child support payment is mailed out the day after it has been posted.