A court is a kind of deliberative assembly with special powers, called its jurisdiction, to decide certain kinds of judicial questions or petitions put to it. It will typically consist of one or more presiding officers, parties and their attorneys, bailiffs, reporters, and perhaps a jury.
The Bamberg County Courts include Magistrate's Court, Probate Court, and the Clerk of Court.
** Effective Monday, March 29, 2021, Bamberg County Courthouse will resume normal operating hours from 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Appointments will no longer be necessary, however, the Clerk of Court's office still requests that researchers make an appointment to allow for proper spacing. Masks must be worn and temperatures will be taken. The courthouse front door is the only public entrance except for those who require an ADA-compliant entrance. For the Clerk of Court’s Office, please call (803) 245-3025 and Probate Court, (803) 245-3008.**
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.