Carolina Court Administration
South Carolina Supreme Court
Columbia, South Carolina
JEAN HOEFER TOAL
||Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal
||Inclement Weather Reminder
|DATE:||February 25, 2015|
Due to the potential winter weather hazard conditions in various parts of the State, the holding of courtroom proceedings will follow the directives of county or municipal government officials. Regarding bond hearings and court closures due to inclement weather, a minimum of one bond hearing daily should be conducted, if at all possible. If you are in an area in which the weather allows you to adhere to your regular bond hearing schedule, please do so.
All county and municipal employees working within the court system shall follow the winter weather hazard decisions made by the respective county or municipal government officials in regards to office delays or closings.
All State Judicial employees shall follow the winter weather hazard decisions made by county government officials in regards to office delays or closings. Please refer to the State Emergency Management Division website, www.scemd.org/closings, for the status of state government offices for each county. You may also check S.C. Educational Television and Radio as well as local commercial news media outlets.
As to the South Carolina Bar Examination, it will proceed as scheduled. All bar applicants and bar admissions staff (including monitors) should report at the times previously scheduled. If conditions worsen and a change to the examination schedule becomes necessary, that change will be posted on the South Carolina Judicial Department Website at www.sccourts.org.