Municipal Court

The Honorable Chief Municipal Judge Donna DeRado presides over our Municipal Court, and her position is appointed. Erika Stinson serves as the Administrative Judge/Clerk of Court.

Mailing Address

Clerk of Court 7705 Tega Cay Dr. Tega Cay, SC 29708

Court Room Location (Open only while Court is in session)

Philip T. Glennon Center (lower level) 15077 Molokai Dr. Tega Cay, SC 29708

Clerk of Court or General Inquiries

  • Phone: (803) 396-0033
  • Fax: (803) 548-7516
  • Email

Judge DeRado

  • Phone: (803) 578-4155
  • Fax: (803) 548-7516
  • Email
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For questions regarding your driver's license, points, suspensions, or other infractions, contact 
SCDMV at (803) 896-5000.

  1. Tickets & Fines
  2. Diversion Programs
  3. Preparing for Court
  4. Jury Duty
  5. Non-Jury Trial
  6. Subpoenas & Warrants

Fines are due in full on the day of sentencing. Municipal Court is held in the lower level of the Glennon Center (15077 Molokai Dr. Tega Cay, SC 29708) every month beginning at either 10:00 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Your assigned court date and time will be written on your ticket by the issuing officer.


No requests for continuances will be considered on the day of your scheduled appearance in court.  

Payment Options

We accept exact cash, money orders, or cashier's checks. Payments must be received on or before the due date.

  • Pay Online: Payments can be made with a credit card at Tega Cay Payments 
  • Pay via mail and in-person: 7705 Tega Cay Drive, Tega Cay, SC 29708 (Attn. Tega Cay Municipal Court)
  • Please call (803) 396-0033 to verify if your citation can be paid without a court appearance or you may also email the Clerk of Court for questions.
NOTE: If traffic tickets are not paid by your court date, NRVC forms will be mailed to SCDMV to suspend driving privileges.