• 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday every week
  • City Hall
    201 N Limestone Street
    Gaffney, SC 29341

Court Staff

  • Honorable Joseph L. V. Johnson, Municipal Judge
  • Honorable Kaye Allison, Municipal Judge
  • Honorable Collis Edwards, Municipal Judge
  • Tammy Humphries, Clerk of Court
  • Sheila Teague, Records Clerk


This court only handles charges that are made by officers of the Gaffney Police Department. Payments can be made online.

Citations can also be paid in person with cash, cashier's check, or money order; or, by mailing check or money order. All payments by mail should include either a copy of the citation or a reference to the citation number.  Citation numbers can be found on the bottom right-hand side of your citation (in red).

When appearing in court for any reason, you should be mindful of your appearance. Some examples of inappropriate attire are shorts or skirts more than two inches above the knee, low-cut blouses, and blouses that reveal bare shoulders, such as tank tops, camisoles, or tube tops. All pants must be pulled up and belted at the waist, and shirts tucked in and must remain so the entire time you are in the courtroom. Hats, flip flops, pajamas, or midriff tops are not allowed. Cell phones and pagers should be turned completely off before entering the courtroom. Sunglasses will not be worn in the courtroom unless they are medically necessary. If your appearance is not suitable, you will not be allowed in the courtroom. You will be searched upon entering the courtroom and anything that can be considered a weapon will be taken and returned to you when you leave.

All payments should be made before 4 pm on the due date and incorrect change.

Court Information

Municipal judges set bonds daily at 8:30 am and 4:30 pm in the City Hall Courtroom.  (Weekends and holidays are included.)  Citations by the SC Highway Patrol or a deputy from Cherokee County should be presented to the Cherokee County Magistrates' office.

Cherokee County Magistrate
312 E Frederick Street
Gaffney, SC 29340

Phone: 864-487-2533

Probate Court

Probate Court provides probate services for estates. Copies of death certificates are available from Probate Court.  Marriage licenses are available only if the application for the license was made in Cherokee County.

Cherokee County Probate Court
110 Railroad Avenue
Gaffney, SC 29340

Phone: 864-487-2583

Family Court

For Family Court or child support.

Cherokee County Family Court
125 Floyd Baker Boulevard
Gaffney, SC 29340

Phone: 864-487-2568

Child Support Services Phone:  864-487-2577

Inmate Information

Inmates are not housed in our facility. If you need information concerning an inmate, you should contact:

Cherokee County Detention Center
315 L.M. Rosemond Lane
Gaffney, SC 29340

Phone: 864-487-2528

Birth Certificates

For Cherokee County, birth certificates call 1-864-596-2227, ext. 139.


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