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Clerk of Court & Municipal Judges

(843) 918-1356

Municipal Court, Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center
1101 North Oak Street

Jennifer Wilson, Chief City Judge
Scott Long, City Judge
Clifford Welsh, City Judge
Glenn Ohanesian, City Judge
Amy Sutter, City Cerk 

TELEPHONE/FAX NUMBER
Office...  (843) 918-1356
Fax...  (843) 918-1446

The Myrtle Beach Municipal Court is responsible for adjudicating criminal misdemeanor offenses involving city ordinances and state statutes.  This includes traffic offenses and property crimes involving $1,000 or less.  For more information, call the Clerk of Court's Office at 843-918-1356.

The Court Division also employs five ministerial recorders, one court clerk, one administrative secretary and two bailiffs.  The two clerks of courts and the administrative secretary double as ministerial recorders, for a total of eight ministerial recorders.

CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE HOURS

Mondays through Fridays...  8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays...  8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
City-Observed Holidays...  Closed
 
To pay a traffic violation ticket, click here.  Here are a few court-related FAQs answered...

Dress Code...  

  • No hats or headscarves
  • No halter tops, tank tops or “muscle” shirts
  • No ripped or torn clothing
  • No see-through clothes
  • No pajama-type clothing, slippers or workout gear
  • No heavily soiled work clothing
  • No clothing with obscene words or images
  • No shorts or skirts that are shorter than mid-thigh length.

Bench Trial Times...  

  • Mondays - 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesdays - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays - 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursdays - 5:00 p.m.
  • Fridays - No Trials

Bond Hearings...

  • Mondays through Fridays...  9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sundays...  9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • NOTE:  On the holiday closures, bond hearings are conducted at 9:00 a.m. only.

Jury Trials...

  • One week, Monday through Thursday, once monthly...  10:00 a.m. 
  • NOTE:  Notification is sent regarding the specific dates.

Roster Meetings... 

  • Every other month, for one day...  10:00 a.m.
  • NOTE:  Notification is sent regarding the specific dates.

Preliminary Hearings...

  • One day a month...  10:00 a.m.
  • NOTE:  Notification is sent regarding the specific dates.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

A person preparing or filing a document for recordation or filing in the official records may not include a Social Security, driver's license, state identification, passport, checking account, savings account, credit card, or debit card number, or personal identification (PIN) code, or passwords in the document, unless expressly required by law.  An individual has a right to request a register of deeds or clerk of court to remove, from an image or copy of an official record place on a publicly available Internet web site or on a publicly available Internet web site used by a register of deeds or clerk of court to display public records, any social security, driver's license, state identification, passport, checking account, savings account, credit card, or debit card number, or personal identification (PIN) code, or passwords contained in an official record.  The request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission or in person, to the register of deeds or clerk of court.  The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security, driver's license, state identification, passport, checking account, savings account, credit card, or debit card number, or personal identification (PIN) code, or passwords to be redacted.  There is no fee for the redaction pursuant to request. 

To learn more about the Victim Advocate Office, see our Victim Advocate Office webpage.