Due to the COVID-19 threat to our community, the Aiken County Probate Court is operating in a modified capacity to reduce the person-to-person contact that is inherent in normal court operations.
If you have a scheduled appointment with the Court it is important you appear for this appointment unless you have been notified by the Court to handle the appointment by mail. Masks are required. The Court will accept by mail all filings including without limitation, filings to open estates, inventories and appraisals, accountings, filings to close estates, and petitions, motions, etc. Hearings are being conducted in accordance with South Carolina Supreme Court Order dated April 22, 2020.
The public research room is open by appointment only. Please contact the Court at (803) 642-2002 Ext. 4531 or Ext. 4532 to schedule an appointment. Masks are required.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE
Due to the current pandemic, the Aiken County Probate Court has modified the method by which applicants may apply for marriage licenses and the issuance of marriage licenses. Applicants are no longer required to appear in person at the Probate Court to apply for a marriage license. During this time of crisis, applicants for a marriage license are to apply by mail only and marriage licenses will be issued by mail only.
Instructions for applying by mail are set forth below: