Darlington County Probate Court
Marvin I. Lawson, Judge Of Probate
Dianne F. Byrd, Deputy Judge
Carol N. Boyd, Adminstrative Assistant
Corrie Mae L. Williams, Clerk
Joanna DiBello, Commitment Division
1 Public Square, 2nd Floor, Room 208
Darlington, South Carolina 29532
Phone: (843) 398-4310 or (843) 398-4311
The Probate Court handles various legal issues, mostly marriage licenses, estates of the deceased,
conservatorships for minors and incapacitated adults, guardianships for incapacitated adults, and involuntary
commitments for those with mental and alcohol or drug problems.
$50 cash fee: if over 21, need picture ID and social security card, both parties must come in to apply: pickup
after 24 hours waiting period. If under 21, need birth certificate and if under 18, need parental consent. Both
parties must be 16 to apply with parental consent.