Contact Information

sarahnoel

Sarah G. Noel

Probate Judge

Courthouse, Room 103

2959 Main Highway

Post Office Box 180

Bamberg, South Carolina 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3008
Fax: (803) 245-3195

Probate Court

EFFECTIVE MARCH 19, PROBATE COURT IS CLOSED TO IN-PERSON VISITORS. PLEASE CALL 803-245-3008 for more information. The staff is working and will process requests via phone and email: kinseymm@bambergcounty.sc.gov.

 

Each county has a Probate Judge who is popularly elected to a four-year term and has jurisdiction over marriage licenses, estates of deceased persons, guardianships of incapacitated adults, conservatorships of estates of minors and incapacitated adults, minor settlements under $25,000 and involuntary commitments of mentally ill and/or chemically dependent persons.

 

A probate judge also has exclusive jurisdiction over trusts and concurrent jurisdiction with Circuit Courts over powers of attorney.

 

For more information about Probate Court visit the South Carolina Association of Probate Judges webpage and South Carolina Code 14-23-30.

BAMBERG COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATES

At the September 14, 2020 County Council meeting, Bamberg County Council passed an Emergency Ordinance requiring face coverings (masks) in retail and dining establishments in the unincorporated areas of the county effective as a 60-day extension of Emergency Ordinance 2020-04. Please click http://www.bambergcountysc.gov/Data/Sites/1/media/mask-ordinance.pdf to read the entire ordinance.

 
There are changes to ensure public and staff safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The public is encouraged to call, email, or use the drive-through Treasurer's window, or online services via the Bamberg County website (www.bambergcounty.sc.gov) rather than attend offices in-person, whenever possible and practical. For more information, email info@bambergcounty.sc.gov or call 803-245-5191, or check the COVID-19 webpage on this site: http://www.bambergcountysc.gov/covid-19-updates