Summary Court

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   Kristi Curtis

   Chief Magistrate

190 E. Canal St
Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: 803-436-2280

Fax: 803-436-2789

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday  8:30 - 5:00



Located at
190 E. Canal St

Mail Address:
P.O. Box 1428 • Sumter, South Carolina 29151-1428

The Summary Court Services:

Criminal Procedures

  • Warrants
  • Worthless Checks
  • Preliminary Hearings
  • Bonds set
  • Trials for Magistrate Level Misdemeanors

Civil Procedures

  • Civil Lawsuits, not exceeding $7,500.00
  • Evictions
  • Restraining Orders
  • Claim and Delivery (Repossessions)
  • Abandoned Automobile Sales

Traffic Matters - Municipal and County

  • Traffic Fines
  • Traffic Court


Kristi F. Curtis, Chief Magistrate
B. Keith Griffin, Associate Chief Magistrate
Joseph B. Davis, Jr.
George R. Gibson
Fred H. Gordon
Lee A. Tindal

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