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2007-11-15-02 The Supreme Court of South Carolina

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE: Circuit Court Arbitration and Mediation and Family Court Mediation


ORDER


By order dated February 1, 2006, this Court adopted Court-Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Rules which govern court-annexed ADR processes in South Carolina Circuit Courts in civil suits, and in South Carolina Family Courts in domestic relations actions in counties designated by this Court for mandatory ADR or as required by statute. Effective with cases filed on or after January 1, 2008, the counties in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit join those counties previously designated by this Court for mandatory ADR.  The counties designated by this Court for mandatory ADR are as follows:

Allendale Hampton
Anderson Horry
Beaufort    Jasper
Colleton  Lexington
Florence  Pickens - Family Court only
Greenville    Richland

Effective January 1, 2008, this order supersedes the order dated June 21, 2006 listing the counties previously designated for mandatory ADR.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

 

s/ Jean Hoefer Toal                

C.J.

 
 

Jean Hoefer Toal

 
       
 

s/ James E. Moore                

 

J.

 

James E. Moore

 
     
 

s/ John H. Waller, Jr.              

 

J.

 
 

John H. Waller, Jr.

 
     
 

s/ Costa M. Pleicones            

J.

 
 

Costa M. Pleicones

 
     
 

s/ Donald W. Beatty                

J.

 
 

Donald W. Beatty

 

Columbia, South Carolina
November 15, 2007