Tagged: Magistrate and Municipal Courts

Prosecution of Courtesy Summons in Magistrate and Municipal Courts

In 2002, our General Assembly adopted South Carolina Code Section 22-5-115 “to provide that a magistrate [or municipal court judge] may issue a notice for trial based upon the sworn statement of an affiant who is not a law enforcement officer but may not issue an arrest warrant if the affiant is not a law […]

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