The Court operates with the assistance of one full-time judge, one part-time judge, one court clerk, two program support assistants and one prosecutor. The powers and duties of a municipal court judge are the same as those of a magistrate, with regard to criminal matters; however, municipal court has no civil jurisdiction. This Court presides over matters involving preliminary hearings, bond hearings, jury trials and bench trials.
Court convenes on Thursdays at 9:30 AM to resolve bench trial issues involving minor traffic violations, misdemeanor criminal violations and to sign newly requested arrest warrants. Court is located at the Law Enforcement Center, 2222 Highmarket Street (P.O. Box 939) Georgetown, SC 29442.