Municipal Court to resume sessions

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From staff reports

The City of Beaufort Municipal Court will resume court sessions on Monday, March 15 with Covid-19 guidelines still in place to help minimize risk to court participants.

Courthouse administrative offices are open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Defendants are encouraged to contact the court before their court date for information regarding reductions in fines or diversionary programs; call 843-525-7036. Defendants are also encouraged to email proof of compliance to courtcontacts@cityofbeaufort.org.

What to expect when appearing on your trial date?

A check-in station will be set up outside the Courthouse near the disability-accessible entry. The docket will be checked to ensure you are on it and your temperature will be taken.

Other guidelines:

Face masks are required to enter the courtroom.

Social distancing guidelines will be in force.

One defendant will appear in court at a time.

City staff will wear gloves and face masks.

If paperwork is required after court, it will be emailed or mailed to you.

If you are ill, please contact the court team at 843-525-7036.