Beaufort Municipal Court


The Beaufort Municipal Court oversees the resolution of misdemeanor offenses and violations of both city and state laws within city boundaries. Penalties for these infractions may include fines up to $500, imprisonment for a maximum of 30 days, or a combination of both. Operating as a summary court, it operates within the framework of South Carolina’s unified court system.

Court Responsibilities

The Beaufort Municipal Court handles all misdemeanor offenses and violations of both city and state laws occurring within Beaufort city limits. These infractions may result in fines of $500 or less, jail terms of up to 30 days, or a combination of both.

The judges and staff of the court strive to provide professional, efficient, and impartial justice to all individuals.


    • Judge Mary Sharp
    • Judge Ralph Topper

Location & Contact Information

1901 Boundary St
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-525-7036



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