Clerk of Court

Jeff Hammond, Clerk of Court

Each of the forty-six counties in South Carolina has a popularly elected Clerk of Court who serves a four-year term. The Clerk of Court provides administrative support to the Criminal, Civil, and Family Court divisions.

Mission Statement:

Provide efficient and effective service for the citizens of Lancaster County with professionalism and compassion.


Face masks and Temperature Checks are mandated to enter the Courthouse per S.C. Supreme Court Order.

For more information regarding COVID-19 and Lancaster County Operations, go online to the County's COVID-19 webpage.

The Lancaster County Courthouse access is limited until further notice. Family Court is scheduled for Monday through Friday for emergencies and other hearings as deemed necessary per the Chief Justice Order. General sessions are scheduled per Administrative Judge for the 6th Circuit.