Probate Court

Location: 1476 J.A. Cochran Bypass
Mailing Address: PO Box 580, Chester SC, 29706
Phone: (803) 385-2604
Fax: (855) 932-9283
Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM , Monday - Friday

Judge of Probate: Terri B. Zion – tzion@chestercounty.org
Deputy Judge of Probate: Dianne S. Foster – dfoster@chestercounty.org
Probate Paralegal: Lynn Banks – lbanks@chestercounty.org
Probate Paralegal: Katie Stanley - kstanley@chestercounty.org
Legal Administrative Assistant: Kirstan Jacobs - kjacobs@chestercounty.org

The Probate Court has jurisdiction over the probate of estates, issuing marriage licenses and marriage certificates, appointing and supervising guardians and conservators, approving minor and wrongful death settlements, and issuing Orders of Detention for alcohol/drug abuse and/or mental illness. The Probate Court is under the supervision of the SC Court Administration.

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