Clerk of Court
Elizabeth P. Folk
Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Newberry County Courthouse
1226 College Street
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 10
Newberry, South Carolina 29108
Phone - 803-321-2110
Child Support Information Line (803) 321-2189
General Information On The Clerk's Office
As Clerk of Court for Newberry County, I am responsible for all support functions necessary for the operation of the Circuit and Family Courts in Newberry County. These functions include collection of alimony, child support and fines & fees. Also, we create copies of legal instruments and we serve as the adminstrator over jury selection. This office also records and maintains all real estate records pertaining to property in Newberry County.
The majority of our records are available to the public unless sealed by a Circuit Court or Family Court Judge. Copies are $0.30 per page.
In General Sessions Court, our office is responsible for accepting and maintaining all warrants, tickets, bonds, indictments, etc. All General Session dockets are prepared by the Eighth Circuit Solicitor's Office.
Common Pleas Court is responsible for accepting and maintaining all paperwork in civil cases. We also prepare rosters for the upcoming terms of Common Pleas Court. The rosters may be viewed on line at http://publicindex.sccourts.org/newberry/courtrosters/
Family Court is responsible for maintaining the records of the Family Court in the manner designated by Court Administration. Within this record keeping function are maintenance of the cases, submission of statistical reports and receipt and disbursement of alimony, child support and other payments to be made through the court.
The Real Estate Department is responsible for filing and maintaining all legal documents that pertain to real and personal property in Newberry County. These documents may consist of deeds. Mortgages, contracts, leases, power of attorneys, plats of property, right of way easements and many other types of documents. These records are available to the public between the hours of 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday in the main courthouse located at 1226 College Street. Documents may be recorded between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm.