Jannie C. Johnson
Clerk of Court
2959 Main Highway
Post Office Box 150
Bamberg, South Carolina 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3025
Fax: (803) 245-3088
Due to the continuous rise in Covid-19 cases, entry to the Bamberg County Courthouse will be by appointment only until further notice effective Tuesday, January 19, 2021. For the Clerk of Court’s Office, please call (803) 245-3025.
**UPDATE (1/7/21): Bamberg County Family Court CHILD SUPPORT hearings scheduled for January 12 and 21, 2021 are canceled and will be rescheduled. Please call the Bamberg County Clerk of Court's Office with questions at 803-245-3025. Click here for a copy of Chief Justice Beatty's order. **
Registrar of Deeds - appointments must be set in advance to abstract or search records, or file paperwork, please call 803-245-3025, ext 2107, to make an appointment.
Family Court- please call 803-245-3025 before coming to the office so that paperwork can be prepared in advance to cut down on the wait time.
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, the transmission of warrants to the solicitor, receipt of bonds, and jury management.
Common Pleas duties include scheduling jury and non-jury trials, 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. Click here to search Bamberg County land records from 2007 - present, or visit: https://www.sclandrecords.com/sclr/
Our office does not provide legal advice nor provide research of any kind (record checks).
Our office does not provide any child support information over the phone. Child support information will be provided in person with a proper ID. A child support payment is mailed the day after it has been posted.
Copies and Schedule of Fees
Copies made in the Clerk of Court's office are $0.50 per page.
Click here for a schedule of fees.