Municipal Court


Welcome to Summerville Municipal Court. This court is part of the integrated judicial system for South Carolina and serves as the judicial system for the Town of Summerville. This court handles traffic and criminal misdemeanor violations and town ordinance and environmental code violations. Our goals are to:

  • Treat all persons equally and fairly, in accordance with the laws and administrative authority given by the South Carolina Supreme Court
  • Promote public trust and confidence in our court

We strive to be as efficient as possible through the use of technology and to continually enhance our operational practices based on benchmarks and industry best practices.

Case Information

Dorchester County maintains all records for Summerville Municipal Court cases. You can search the records by browsing and selecting Summary Court. Summary Court records from 1988 to the present are available online.


Not allowed in the courtroom:

  • Activated pagers or cell phones
  • Concealed weapons
  • Disruptive children
  • Food or drinks
  • Hats or improper attire
  • Smoking
  • Talking during the proceedings