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The Solicitor’s Office Purview
The Solicitor’s Office is the prosecuting agency for criminal matters in Circuit Court, Family Court, and, in some cases, Magistrate’s Court. Circuit courts are divided into two sections: the Court of Common Pleas, which pertains to civil matters; and the Court of General Sessions, which involves matters that are criminal in nature.
General Sessions Court schedules
The Solicitor’s Office handles all General Sessions or criminal cases for Richland and Kershaw Counties. Need to access a General Sessions Court schedule for both of these counties? Visit the General Sessions page using the link below.