Sumter County Offices will Open at 10:00AM on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 for all non-essential employees.  Essential employees (Sheriff's Office, Detention Center, EMS, Public Works, and Storm Water) are to report to work at their normal working hours.  Sumter County Employees are encouraged to call 803-774-7669 for further updates.

Master In Equity

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  Richard L. Booth
    Master in Equity

17 E Calhoun St

Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: 803-774-3884

Fax: 803-774-3886


Hour of Operation
Monday - Friday

9:00 - 5:30

Holds hearings for contested and uncontested non-jury matters:

  • Hears cases referred or transferred by consent of attorneys or by Order of the Chief Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court.
  • Schedules pre-trial conferences and hears pre-trial motions.
  • Researches applicable law.
  • Issues written Orders.
  • Advertises foreclosure properties.
  • Handles all post-trial motions.
  • Hears appeals for Magistrate and Probate Court rulings.
  • Coordinates and performs the monthly Master's Sale.
  • Coordinates and implements any and all administrative matters necessary to the proper function of the office.

Master of Equity Sales are held at 12:00 Noon in Room 211 of the Sumter County Courthouse.

Most sales are held the First Monday of every Month.

PLEASE read the Master In Equity Sales Procedure document

NOTE:   Properties are subject to be pulled from the Sale without notice until Sales Day.

To search for items available for sale from the Master-In-Equity,  search the 'Court Roster' and select 'Master-in-Equity' in the dropdown.

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