If you were taken to jail and found not guilty or the case(s) is dismissed or nolle prossed (the prosecutor chose not to prosecute the case), your case will be automatically expunged through Municipal Court.
If you were not taken to jail, you were found not guilty or the case(s) is dismissed or nolle prossed, you are not eligible for expungement (even for cases prior to June 1, 2009). All other expungement inquiries should be addressed through the State Solicitor's Office.
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Due to staffing and liability considerations, we do not conduct records checks. You can call the Summerville Police Department Records Division at 843-871-2463 or check the Public Index Online.
Summerville Municipal Court employees are not authorized to provide this information. You need to check with local law enforcement.
You will need to go to the Town of Summerville’s Warrant Division to have the warrant served at:Summerville Police Department300 W 2nd N StreetSummerville, SC 29483
If you were found not guilty or the case was dismissed or nolle prossed, the court date was on or after June 2, 2010 and it was in Summerville Municipal Court, we will automatically expunge it according to state statute.
If you were found not guilty or the case was dismissed or nolle prossed, the court date was on or before June 1, 2010 and it was in Summerville Municipal Court, you will need to submit a request and a completed Expungement Order.
If you were found guilty, but have not had any further convictions for 3 years, you can get more information from the State Solicitor's Office.
Once a record is expunged, all information about that record is destroyed (in the case of physical records) or deleted (in the case of digital records).
Summerville Municipal Court employees are not authorized to provide sealed/expunged records to the public. You must submit a completed Request for Records Form.
Summerville Municipal Court employees can only review daily business processes for any irregularities. You should direct questions about identity theft or a known person using your personal information to law enforcement or you should seek advice and assistance from legal counsel.