Unless otherwise noted, all Probate Court documents are public records.
You can search estates filed at www.southcarolinaprobate.net/search to confirm an estate is being probated.
Copies of Probate Court documents may be requested over by mail or in-person at the Probate Court office, during normal business hours.
Payment must be made in full prior to receiving a copy of Probate Court records. Payment can be made in person via cash or check made payable to: Dorchester County Probate Court and/or via mail to the address provided below. A charge of .50 cents per page will be due at the time the copies are made. If you would like your records mailed to you, then you must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment.
Records concerning mental health, guardianship and/or conservatorship have protected and confidential information and are not available for public review.
Mailing Address & Office Location:
Dorchester County Probate Court
5200 E. Jim Bilton Boulevard, St. George, SC 29477
Hours of Operations:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, excluding holidays
Note: Any records request made after 4:30 p.m. will be processed the following business day.