Clerk of Court




Union County Clerk of Court
Melanie Lawson

210 West Main Street
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 703
Union, SC 29379

864-429-1630 Main Number
864-429-1715 Fax

mlawson@countyofunion.com


JOB FAIR 2021

Union County Clerk of Court, Probate Judge, Detention Center, and Union County 911

Monday, July 26, 2021
9:30AM-11:30AM

103 West Main Street, Union, South Carolina 29379




DONALD W. BEATTY, CHIEF JUSTICE
CORONAVIRUS MEMORANDUM 

   N  O  T  I C  E
As of January 11th 2021, access to Union County Courthouse is now limited to the public  by appointment only. This will be in effect  until further notice.  This change is necessary for the safety of the public and staff due to increasing cases of  COVID-19.
Please make an appointment, mail in payments or drop in the night deposit box.
Offices can assist you by phone, fax, email or front door drop off.
 
Office Numbers
Auditor- 429-1618
Clerk of Court- 429-1630
Delinquent Tax- 429-1617
Family Court- 429-1632
Magistrate- 429-1648
Probate- 429-1625
Sheriff’s Office- 429-1612
Solicitor’s Office- 429-1639
Supervisor’s Office- 429-1600
Treasurer’s Office- 429-1606
Victim’s Advocate- 429-1673
Sincerely,
Melanie L. Lawson,
Clerk of Court
Union County


First Steps Free Program
 



Benefits of Guardian Ad Litems in South Carolina

South Carolina law considers children incapable of representing themselves in family court matters.  A guardian helps give a voice to children by explaining to the judge what the child desires or needs without him or her having to experience a potentially traumatic courtroom scene.

Learn more 
 


Healthy U Behavioral Health Service



TRANSISTIONAL DOCUMENTS
2018-11-26 R1 Custodial Parent Initial Transition Notice --Interim

2018-11-26 R1 Non-Custodial Parent Initial Transition Notice Interim

Custodial Parent Initial Transition Notice -- DD No

Custodial Parent Initial Transition Notice -- DD Yes

Direct Deposit-Debit Card Enrollment Brochure for CPs

Employer Initial Notice Letter

General Information Brochure

Non-Custodial Parent Initial Transition Notice

 
2019 RECORDING FEES


GENERAL SESSIONS COURT
Deputy Clerk Amy Gibson agibson@countyofunion.com
Ext. 3624
Clerk Lawayne Anderson landerson@countyofunion,com
Ext. 3623

 

 
COMMON PLEAS COURT
 Clerk Jayci Wright jcwright@countyofunion.com
Ext. 3622
Clerk Katlyn Lancaster klancaster@countyofunion.com
Ext. 3667
 
                                                 


REGISTER OF DEEDS
Clerk Chasity Rhinehart crhinehart@countyofunion.com
Ext. 3621
Clerk Christi Tweed ctweed@countyofunion.com
Ext. 3620

                                               


ONLINE DEED SEARCH                              SC COURTS

FAMILY COURT/CHILD SUPPORT
322 East Main Street
Mailing Address P.O. Box 703
Union, South Carolina 29379

864-429-1632 Main Number
864-424-0455 Fax
Family Court Clerk  
Ext. 4703
Child Support
Clerk
Sheila Hunnicutt syhunnicutt@countyofunion.com
Ext. 4702
Child Support
Clerk
Megan Lancaster mlancaster@countyofunion.com
Ext. 4704
Child Suppport
Clerk
 
Ext. 4701
                      SCHEDULE OF FEES
  • We will not be able to discuss case file information with you unless you are a party to the action
  • For child support/alimony printouts you must mail a self-addressed stamped envelope or come by the office
Public Portal
The Family Court Public portal displays public information about Family Court cases. The user may search by name or case ID. Confidential cases never display on the portal.
FAMILY COURT PUBLIC PORTAL
Attorney Portal
The Attorney portal requires the user to enter a valid Attorney Information System user ID and Password. The attorney portal displays focused information.
ATTORNEY PORTAL

 
UNION COUNTY COURT HOUSE SECURITY 

There is one entrance on North Herndon Street  in which the public can access the courthouse.

All persons and their property will be searched prior to entry or re-entry into the courthouse.

All persons entering the courthouse will be required to proceed through a metal detector to ensure they are not carrying any weapons or contraband on their person that can be perceived as a weapon.

Backpacks are not allowed.

If you opt to bring your purse inside the Court House it  must be emptied and thoroughly searched. Officers will not place their hands inside your purse or touch your personal items.You will be instructed to remove all items and open your purse so that security can visually inspect all compartments inside and out.

Briefcases, boxes, handbags, satchels and bags (any hand carried item that may be used to conceal contraband) will be searched. No one is exempt from this process. (On duty Law Enforcement Officers are excluded)

This following list includes items that are considered contraband and are NOT allowed in the Court House.

No weapons of any kind including but not limited to:
Knives, pocket, sheath, box cutter, work knives, walking canes with blades inside, etc,

Firearms or any kind. (Actual or toy)

Pepper Spray, mace, any defensive spray, wasp spray or aersol spray. (Ex. Hair spray can be used as a torch with an open flame)

Slap jack, brass knuckles, straight baton, ASP Baton, any hand held item that can be used as a item.

Stun guns, Tasers, any electrical shock device.
Ex. Fake cell phones, pagers, etc. (Stun devices and one-shot firearm)

Illegal Drugs are prohibited

Needles of any kind (hypodermic, knitting, sewing, etc) metal finger nail file with pointed/sharp tip

Any instrument that can be used as a weapon.

CELL PHONES OR ELECTRONICS ARE  NOT ALLOWED IN COURT ROOM