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Thu, 11/06/2014

CM/ECF will be unavailable for filing or document viewing on Saturday, November 8th, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., due to routine maintenance. Please refer to SCLBR 5005-4 if an emergency filing is necessary during this time.

Fri, 11/14/2014

Attached for public comment are several amendments to the Local Rules. The deadline to object to a supplemental fee application submitted after confirmation pursuant to...

Fri, 11/07/2014

Effective December 1, 2014, the Judicial Conference approved changes to the bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedule.

1) The fee for direct appeals to the court of appeals increased by $50.
2) A new fee is established for motions...

Fri, 12/05/2014

The local rules, following a period for public comment, have been amended effective December 1, 2014. Thank you for the comments, which were considered by the court and were useful in clarifying several issues. The deadline to object to a...

Fri, 12/12/2014

The Court thanks Lindsey Livingston, George Cauthen, Kevin Campbell, Lewis Burke, Janet Haigler and Micheal Weaver for volunteering for the Ask-A-Lawyer program this past quarter. The next Ask-A-Lawyer sessions are planned for January 9, February...

Mon, 02/23/2015

Due to expected inclement weather, the Charleston Division will operate on a two hour delay on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, opening at 10:00 am. Hearings scheduled for 9:00 am will start at 10:00, with hearings previously scheduled for 10:00 and...

Tue, 02/10/2015

The Forms section of the website has been updated to include an "Application for Approval of Chapter 13 Attorney Fees." The application is modeled after a fee request form found under a previous operating order on chapter 13 fees and can be used...

Mon, 02/23/2015

The Court has updated the pro se section of the website to include a new video that provides an overview on completing bankruptcy schedules.  The site also now includes the dates of bankruptcy clinics conducted by South Carolina Legal Services....

Tue, 03/17/2015

The Court thanks Jennifer Honeycutt, Rick Gleissner, Lex Rogerson, Elisabetta Gasparini, Barbara Brunson and Christine Loftis-Dunagin for volunteering for the Ask-A-Lawyer program this past quarter. The next Ask-A-Lawyer sessions are planned for...

Thu, 03/05/2015

Due to system maintenance, CM/ECF will not be available for e-filing on Friday, March 6, 2015, beginning at 5:30 pm. Maintenance is expected to last for approximately 30 minutes. Please refer to SCLBR 5005-4 for alternate filing procedures during...

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