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Probate Judge

Dan Eckstrom

Lexington County

Probate Court

205 East Main Street

Suite 134

Lexington, SC 29072

(803) 785-8324

Probate Court Information


Estate Administration


Marriage Licenses






Mental Health Commitment Procedures 

Guardianship and Conservatorship Procedures


Other Agencies to Assist


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Probate Forms

Probate Court


Welcome to the Lexington County Probate Court. It is located on the main floor of the Lexington County Judicial Center in downtown Lexington on the corner of East Main Street (US- 1) and South Lake Drive (SC-6). Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


The Probate Court handles estate administration, application and issuance of marriage licenses, guardianships for adults, conservatorships for adults and minors, and mental health commitments.


Mission Statement

“The mission of the Lexington County Probate Court is to administer justice with fairness, integrity, and compassion, to resolve matters before the court in a dignified manner with competent and motivated personnel, and to provide courteous and prompt service in a way that inspires public confidence and trust."                      

                                                                                                                  - Dan Eckstrom

                                                                                                                    Probate Judge


These pages are intended as a general overview of the estate process. You should consult your attorney for specific legal issues.

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