Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Clerk of Courts Office have the forms I need to file a case in Family Court and Common Pleas Court
No, the Clerk of Courts Office does not have any forms to give you.
What is the filing fee for a case?
Where do I pay a speeding ticket?
This office does not handle any traffic violation tickets. Information concerning traffic tickets can be obtained at the Magistrates Office (803) 321-2144 or City Police Department (803) 321-1010
Can I be excused from jury duty?
Can a juror be transferred from one term to another?
Can your office give me legal advice and recommend a lawyer?
What is the turn-around time on original documents filed in the Register of Deeds
Original documents are mailed back within 4-5 weeks.
How do I check the records to make sure there are no liens on a parcel of land?
You should contact an attorney or paralegal to conduct your search. They have title insurance and can give you a certificate of clear title. We cannot perform searches.
How do I file for Child Support?
If I pay child support, does that give me visitation rights?
My tax refund was intercepted. What happens now?
The Clerk of Court will receive a report from tax intercept division. We will credit your account accordingly. If there is a refund due to you, we will handle this matter promptly.
Has my child support been paid?
What method of payment do you accept when paying child support?
Cash, cashiers check, Money order or company check are the only methods of payments accepted by the Clerk of Courts office. Exclusive of cash, you can mail payments to Newberry County Clerk of Court, P.O. Drawer 10, Newberry, SC 29108. In order to receive proper credit, you must put your name and case number on any payments made other than in person.