The Honorable William D. Sharp

Anderson County Chief Magistrate

Office Location:
2404 N. Main Street
Anderson, SC 29621

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Summary Court Offices / Hours / Locations

Main Number: (864) 260-4055
Bond Court: (864) 231-3119 
Fax: (864) 260-4144

Criminal Court

Most types of criminal cases that fall within Magistrate's Court jurisdiction involves cases with a maximum fine of $500, plus fees and assessments, and/or 30 days in jail.  In some cases S.C. Law gives a Magistrate jurisdiction where the punishment is more than 30 days in jail and a fine of more than $500.  Persons appearing in Magistrate's Court are entitled to a trial by Judge or a jury trial after one has been requested.  Magistrates are empowered to summon juries and conduct jury trials.