Master In Equity

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  Richard L. Booth
    Master in Equity

17 E Calhoun St

Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: 803-774-3884

Fax: 803-774-3886


Hour of Operation
Monday - Friday

9:00 - 5:30

Holds hearings for contested and uncontested non-jury matters:

  • Hears cases referred or transferred by consent of attorneys or by Order of the Chief Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court.
  • Schedules pre-trial conferences and hears pre-trial motions.
  • Researches applicable law.
  • Issues written Orders.
  • Advertises foreclosure properties.
  • Handles all post-trial motions.
  • Hears appeals for Magistrate and Probate Court rulings.
  • Coordinates and performs the monthly Master's Sale.
  • Coordinates and implements any and all administrative matters necessary to the proper function of the office.

Master of Equity Sales are held at 12:00 Noon in Room 211 of the Sumter County Courthouse.

Most sales are held the First Monday of every Month.

PLEASE read the Master In Equity Sales Procedure document

NOTE:   Properties are subject to be pulled from the Sale without notice until Sales Day.

To search for items available for sale from the Master-In-Equity,  search the 'Court Roster' and select 'Master-in-Equity' in the dropdown.

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