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Service of Process, Discovery, Subpoenas

Criminal Magistrate (Traffic Court) Cases

For service of process, including but not limited to discovery, Rule 5 and Brady Motions, please serve the Trooper as shown on the Uniform Traffic Ticket at the appropriate Troop office. See Troop Contact Information below:

Troop One (Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Richland, Sumter)
Troop Two (Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Saluda)
Troop Three (Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg)
Troop Four (Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union, York)
Troop Five (Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, Marlboro, Williamsburg)
Troop Six (Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Jasper)
Troop Seven (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Hampton, Orangeburg)
Troop Eight (Criminal Interdiction Unit, Target Zero Team, Motors, Safety Improvement Team)
Troop Nine (MAIT)

Questions regarding service of process may be referred to the SCDPS Paralegal at (803) 896-7965.

Civil Subpoenas and/or Civil Litigation

For service of process, including but not limited to Subpoenas in pending civil litigation, you may serve:

Office of General Counsel
Attn: Paralegal
South Carolina Department of Public Safety
Post Office Box 1993
Blythewood, SC 29016

For civil subpoenas requesting information on automobile accidents, please include the TR-310 Accident Report with your request. This may be obtained from the SC Department of Motor Vehicles by completing Form FR-50.

Questions regarding service of process may be referred to the SCDPS Paralegal at (803) 896-7965.

 



* Please refer to appropriate rules for service of process upon a state agency.

** SCRCP require tendering fees for attendance and mileage allowed by law for official travel of State officers and employees when commanding their appearance under a subpoena.