Pursuing justice, without fear or favor
Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties
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A legacy of innovation
Under Solicitor Duffie Stone, the 14th Circuit Solicitor’ Office has emerged as a leader in cutting-edge strategies that hold people accountable, assist victims and make our communities safer. Among our innovations:
What has this innovation brought?: South Carolina’s 14th Circuit is one of only two in the state to gain population during the 2010s, while also reducing the number of General Sessions warrants. That’s right! While the number of residents rose, the number of criminal offenses actually fell.
Help & Support when you need it
14th Circuit Victims Services Center
Does your partner push you, slap you, choke you or hit you? Does your partner tell you that you are a bad parent and threaten to take your children away? Perhaps your partner acts as if the abuse is no big deal. To the contrary, it too often turns deadly – a 2018 Washington Post analysis of 4,484 killings of women indicated nearly half died at the hands of an intimate partner.