It is a pleasure serving as your probate judge. I am continuously striving to make your probate experience as convenient as possible. I am committed to keeping you informed and would be delighted to share probate information with you and your organization. Please explore our website. I encourage you to make suggestions on how we may serve Orangeburg County with excellence.
Judge Jones-Glover earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science from Clemson University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas, School of Law. As a law student, Judge Jones-Glover served as the president of the Black Law Students Association, clerk of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, member of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and federal judicial extern for the U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas.
She is currently pursuing a Master of Laws degree in Elder Law and Estate Planning at Western New England University.
Judge Jones-Glover was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in January 2001. She began her legal career as law clerk for the Honorable Clifton B. Newman of the Third Judicial Circuit. She relocated to Orangeburg, South Carolina in 2002 to join the First Judicial Circuit’s Solicitor’s Office.
On July 1, 2004, Judge Jones–Glover was appointed Probate Judge for the County of Orangeburg. She was elected in 2006, 2010 and 2014. As Probate Judge, her mission has been to inform and provide professional service in a compassionate, user- friendly environment. To this end, she has implemented weekly classroom to courtroom workshops , organized and conducted numerous probate workshops throughout the County for Citizens and First Responders.
Judge Jones-Glover is also as an Adjunct Professor at Claflin University.
Judge Jones-Glover is currently serving as President of the South Carolina Association of Probate Judges, member of the South Carolina Probate Judges’ Advisory Committee and the National College of Probate Judges Association.
She is an active member of the Orangeburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Orangeburg Chapter of the Links, Inc. and the Kiwanis Club of Orangeburg.
Judge Jones-Glover is a member of Andrew Chapel Baptist Church. She is married to Kenneth Glover. They are the proud parents of 5 sons and 4 grandson.
|Form #||Form Name|
|401GC||Summons||[ view / download ]|
|530GC||Application for Appointment of Guardian||[ view / download ]|
|534GC||Annual Report of Guardian||[ view / download ]|
|540GC||Application for Appointment of Conservator||[ view / download ]|
|550GC||Inventory and Appraisement (Conservator)(Mandatory)||[ view / download ]|
|561GC||Conservator Annual Accounting||[ view / download ]|
|Marriage License Request Form||[ view / download ]|
|Affadavit Correction||[ view / download ]|
|Marriage License Brochure||[ view / download ]|
|Court Services||Court Fee|
|Marriage Licenses||$40 Total (Cash Only)|
|Marriage Ceremonies||$50 (county residents) / $100 (non-residents)|
|Certified copy of marriage license||$5|
|Reforming or correcting Marriage Record||$6.75|
|Petition filing fee||$150|
|Hearing a petition to sell real estate in aid of assets||$150 (filing fee)|
|Will filed only||$25 (filing fee)|
|Filing of Creditor’s Claim||$5|
|Certifying appeal record||$10|
|Issuing certified copies||$5 per certification|
|Photostat copies, including certifying Photostat copy to be mailed||$0.50 per image|
|Demand for notice||$5|
|Filing and indexing of estates from other counties and states||Certified in-state copies: $20/ Exemplification ouf-of-state copies: $25|
|Issuing exemplified copies||$20|
|Subsequent administration, successor personal representative, special or temporary fiduciary||$22.50|
|Reopen due to Rule 4||$150|
|Conservator Annual Accounting||$10|
|Final Estate Accounting||$5|
One hour parking is available near the courthouse. Anyone parked for more than one hour is subject to be ticketed by the City. Additional parking is available behind Smiley’s Presto Shine & Muffler Center. The courthouse has two entrances for the public. One is designated for handicap access and parking. We also have elevators for access to offices and courtrooms on the second floor.
The Probate Court Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM excluding County holidays.