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Horry County is named for Revolutionary War Hero Peter Horry. Conway is the Horry County seat and residents enjoy access to the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge, shopping centers, and good schools.
Horry County also hosts a number of local lawyers who are acquainted with courts locally and state wide. Lawyers in Horry County advise on a wide variety of cases including divorce, bankruptcy, personal injury, green card immigration, and civil lawsuits to name a few.
Recently, Atlantic Beach and Horry County were named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the husband of deceased Stephanie D. Morse. Bobby Ray Morse states in the claim that due to Atlantic Beach and Horry County’s lack of crowd and traffic control, his wife allegedly failed to receive timely medical care which resulted in her death. Both sides have 30 days to respond to the lawsuits in South Carolina and an investigation is underway.
If you have a wrongful death or personal injury claim to file in Horry County, you will be visiting the Horry County Circuit Court in Conway. Circuit courts in South Carolina accept tort, contract, real property, civil, and criminal cases. They retain exclusive jurisdiction over felony cases as well as criminal and civil appeals. For domestic relations cases like divorce and child custody matters or juvenile cases, including juvenile traffic violations, you will have to go to the Horry County Family Court.
Regardless of what type of case you may present, it’s best to consult a local Horry County Lawyer from LegalMatch to ensure your case is handled competently. LegalMatch rigorously pre-screens all of their lawyers to make sure they are in good standing with the state bar associations, allows you to view past customer reviews, prices, and offers helpful LegalCenter with a Law Library, blogs, tips, and Forums on nearly every legal topic.
For more information on Horry County lawyers and courts, please see the free law library or consult the references below: