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Lexington County Master-in-Equity Court

Judge James O. Spence

205 East Main Street

Suite 204

Lexington, SC  29072

Phone: (803) 785-8291

Fax: (803) 785-0609

Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 a .m. - 5:00 p.m.

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 

Order Writing Tips


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 2015 is as follows:

Date Time Information

April 24, 2015


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

August 28, 2015


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

October 16, 2015


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

December 4, 2015


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







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