Myrtle Beach Municipal Court

The Myrtle Beach Municipal Court

This court handles many cases each week. There are no felony cases heard in Myrtle Beach. All felony cases are transferred to Conway to the Central Courthouse.

The Municipal Court is Located on the corner of Oak Street and 11th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. The Myrtle Beach Police Department is also located in this building. Our attorneys in Myrtle Beach provide representation for all criminal offenses in Myrtle Beach.

-Code Violations
-Ticket Offenses (all will add points to your license)

1. Speeding
2. DUIs
3. Reckless Driving
4. Leaving the Scene of an Accident
5. Failure to Pay a Ticket
6. Passing a stopped school bus
7. Hit and Run
8. Passing Unlawfully
9. Failing to give signal, improper signal,
10. Following to closely
11. Failing to dim lights
12. Improper backing

Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center is in the same building as the Municipal Court.

Our office represents defendants in the Myrtle Beach Municipal court for traffic violations and other misdemeanors.

Bench Trials are conducted with no jury on the following days and times:

Day Times

Monday: 4:00 and 5:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.
Friday: No trials

Bond Hearings are usually before a magistrate and many times defendants are not represented. Our attorneys have experience at handling any type of bond hearing for misdemeanors or felonies in Myrtle Beach, Conway, Charleston, or Georgetown.

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Note: On the holiday closures, bond hearings are conducted at 9:00 a.m. only.

Jury Trials allow the defendant and the prosecutor to select a jury prior to the beginning of testimony.

1. One week (Monday – Thursday) monthly: 10:00 a.m. (Notification is sent regarding the specific dates.)

Roster Meeting is used to determine which cases are going to trial in the up coming session.
1. Every other month for one day: 10:00 a.m. (Notification is sent regarding the specific dates.)

Preliminary Hearings

One day a month: 10:00 a.m. (Notification is usually sent regarding
the specific dates.)

The Court Division of the Clerk’s Office has the following employees:

– 5 recorders
– 1 court clerk
– 1 administrative secretary
– 1 bailiff