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Links and Information for Attorneys Practicing in the Master-in-Equity Court


Obtaining an Order of Reference and General Guidelines for Referred Cases


Foreclosure Hearing Package Checklist


Attorney Fee Affidavits


Block Scheduling Order 


Scheduling Order Form

Order Writing Tips


SC Bar CLE 2016 Masters In Equity Bench Bar


Order Writing Format:


Sample Order Format

Actual Filed Order 

Master-in-Equity Bench/Bar Meeting

Judge Spence conducts a Master-in-Equity Bench/Bar meeting four times a year in which relevant topics and updates are discussed. Attorneys practicing in or wanting to become familiar with the Master-in-Equity Court are invited to attend. This meeting is held in the MIE Conference Room on the 2nd Floor of the Judicial Center.


The Meeting schedule for 2017 is as follows:


March 17, 2017


10:00 a.m.Topics include updates from the SC Circuit Judges Meeting

August 25, 2017


10:00 a.m.Topics include updates from the Judicial Conference

October 20, 20176


10:00 a.m.Topics include updates from SC MIE Bench Meeting

December 1, 2017


10:00 a.m.Holiday/end of year meeting