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Probate Court

**Public Notice**

All received mail and documents that are dropped off at the drive-thru for the Lexington County Probate Court are being held for a 48 hour quarantine.
 

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 leave it to be picked up at the drive thru at the Clerk of Court’s office. 

If you have any other marriage license questions you may e-mail jchen@lex-co.com AND tcovell@lex-co.com

Filings:

At this time filings can be done by mail or by dropping them off at the drive thru window at the Clerk of Court’s office.  The clocked copies will then be mailed to you or can be picked up at the Clerk of Court’s drive thru after we have notified you that they are available for pick up. 

For Estate filing questions - call 803-785-8324 or 803-785-8302 or e-mail to both lswilliams@lex-co.com AND jdunham@lex-co.com

For Guardianship/Conservatorship filing questions– call 803-785-8328 or 803-785-5015 or e-mail both aboatwright@lex-co.com AND rkennedy@lex-co.com

If there is an Estate or Guardianship/Conservatorship emergency, please email Ann Boatwright at aboatwright@lex-co.com.

Mental Health/Chemical Dependency

For Mental Health/Chemical Dependency questions – call 803-785-8325 or 803-785-5015 or e-mail both oboyd@lex-co.com and rkennedy@lex-co.com

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.