CLERK OF COURT

Union County Court House Security

  • There is one entrance on North Herndon Street, in which the public can access the courthouse
  • All persons and their property will be searched proper to entry or re-entry into the courthouse
  • All persons entering the courthouse will be required to proceed through a metal detector to ensure they are not carrying any weapons or contraband on their person that can be perceived as a weapon
  • Backpacks are not allowed
  • If you opt to bring your purse inside the Court House, it must be emptied and thoroughly searched. Officers will not place their hands inside your purse or touch your personal items. You will be instructed to remove all items and open your purse so that security can visually inspect all compartments inside and out
  • Briefcases, boxes, handbags, satchels and bags (any hand carried item that may be used to cancel contraband) will be searched. No one is exempt from this process. (On duty Law Enforcement Officers are excluded
The following list includes items that are considered contraband and are NOT allowed in the Court House:

No weapons of any kind including but not limited to:

  • Knives, pocket, sheath, box cutter, work knives, walking canes with blades inside, etc.
  • Firearms of any kind (actual or toy)
  • Pepper spray, mace, any defensive spray, wasp spray or aerosol spray (ex: hair spray can be used as a torch with an open flame)
  • Slap jack, brass knuckles, straight baton, ASP Baton, any hand held item that can be used as an item
  • Stun guns, tasers, any electrical shock device (Ex: fake cell phones, pagers, etc. (Stun devices and one-shot firearm))
  • Illegal drugs are prohibited
  • Needles of any kind (hypodermic, knitting, sewing, etc.) metal finger file with pointed-sharp tip
  • Any instrument that can be used as a weapon
CELL PHONES OR ELECTRONICS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN COURT ROOM

Melanie Lawson

Clerk of Court

Melanie Lawson

Phone:

Office: (864) 429-1630

Fax: (864) 429-1715

Office is located at:

210 West Main Street

Union, SC 29379

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 703

Union, SC 29379

General Sessions Court

Amy Gibson

Deputy Clerk

agibson@countyofunion.com

Ext: 3624

Lawayne Anderson

Clerk

landerson@countyofunion.com

Ext: 3623

Common Pleas Court

Cathryn Makepeace

Clerk

cmakepeace@countyofunion.com

Ext: 3622

Katlyn Lancaster

Clerk

klancaster@countyofunion.com

Ext: 3667

Register of Deeds

Cindy Baldwin

Clerk

cbaldwin@countyofunion.com

Ext: 3621

Megan Lancaster

Clerk

Ext: 3620

Family Court/Child Support

Katie Ford

Family Court Clerk

kford@countyofunion.com

Ext: 4703

MacKenzie Parks

Child Support Clerk

syhunnicutt@countyofunion.com

Ext: 4704

Amy Kingsmore

Child Support Clerk

akingsmore@countyofunion.com

Ext: 4701

** We will not be able to discuss case file information with you unless you are a party to the action

** For child support/alimony printouts you must mail a self-addressed stamped envelope or come by the office