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Lexington County Coronavirus (Covid19) Information

The Lexington County Administration Building is open for public access Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Probate Court

Marriage Applications/Licenses

The Lexington County Judicial Center is now closed to the public. Until further notice - and for the health, safety and convenience of the public - Marriage License Applications will be taken by the Probate Court by mail. Please find the link for the Marriage Application below:

If you have already applied and need your marriage license please call the Probate Court at 803-785-8324 and we can either mail it to you or you can make an appointment to pick it up. 

If you have any other marriage license questions you may e-mail AND


At this time filings can be done by mail or by dropping them off in the Probate Court box that is located in the lobby of the Judicial Center where the deputy kiosk is located.  The clocked copies will then be mailed to you.  If you need to pick up the documents, you may call to make an appointment. 

For Estate filing questions - call 803-785-8324 or you may email an estate specialist.  Please see the list below to email the correct person.  Estates with a last name beginning with the letter:

A - D

E - L

M - Sl

Sm - Z

For Guardianship/Conservatorship filing questions – please call 803-785-8328 or e-mail

If there is an Estate or Guardianship/Conservatorship emergency, please email Ann Boatwright at

Mental Health/Chemical Dependency

For Mental Health/Chemical Dependency questions – call 803-785-8325 or 803-785-5015 or e-mail both and

If you need someone to be considered for an involuntary emergency commitment please contact:

  • Lexington County Community Mental Health Center at:
  • 803-359-3545
  • 301 Palmetto Park Boulevard
  • Lexington, SC  29072

We are committed to following all directives of the South Carolina Supreme Court, and the safety policies of the County of Lexington, all of whom have the best interests of our citizens at heart.



Welcome to the Lexington County Probate Court. It is located on the main floor of the Lexington County Judicial Center in downtown Lexington on the corner of East Main Street (US- 1) and South Lake Drive (SC-6).  The Probate Court handles estate administration, application and issuance of marriage licenses, guardianships for adults, conservatorships for adults and minors, and mental health commitments.

Mission Statement

“The mission of the Lexington County Probate Court is to administer justice with fairness, integrity, and compassion, to resolve matters before the court in a dignified manner with competent and motivated personnel, and to provide courteous and prompt service in a way that inspires public confidence and trust."

These pages are intended as a general overview of the estate process. You should consult your attorney for specific legal issues.