The Clerk of Court is an elected position with four-year terms.
The position oversees Circuit Court (General Sessions/Criminal and Common Pleas/Civil) and Family Court, managing dockets, receipts and court records. The clerk also manages juries and courtroom staffing.
Through Family Court, the clerk is responsible for the collection and disbursement of child support and alimony payments, along with filing orders of protection.
Juror Information / Frequently Asked Questions
Please report to the Cherokee County Courthouse, 125 E. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, for General Sessions jury duty. We ask that jurors arrive a little early so that instruction can begin promptly at the report time.
No. Please leave all such devices at your home, work or in your vehicle. These are not allowed in South Carolina court rooms.
General Sessions / Commons Pleas
You are expected to serve one week of jury duty unless otherwise indicated on your summons. We ask that jurors plan to be away from home, work and other activities for the entire week. Court runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but may start early or go late.
You are expected to serve one year of jury duty unless otherwise indicated on your summons. We ask that jurors plan to be away from home, work and other activities for the entire year. Court runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but may start early or go late.
The Clerk of Court’s Office receives an annual list from S.C. Court Administration of all Cherokee County residents eligible for jury duty – all registered voters and holders of a Department of Motor Vehicles-issued driver’s license or photo ID. Jurors are randomly selected from that list.