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South Carolina Bankruptcy Trustees

Written by Ben Tejes
Updated Sep 1st, 2021

You are deciding whether to file bankruptcy and may have heard about working with a bankruptcy trustee in South Carolina. The primary role of the trustee is to be a “watchdog” for the bankruptcy process. In fact, the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees helped manage all of the 3,698 bankruptcy filings in South Carolina for the year ending June 30, 2021.

The trustee’s responsibilities include:

  1. Appointing and supervising private trustees.
  2. Taking legal action to prevent fraud and abuse.
  3. Referring matters for criminal investigation when appropriate.
  4. Ensuring bankruptcy process is administered and that fees are appropriate.
  5. Reviewing disclosure statements.
  6. Advocating matters of bankruptcy code.

We will cover Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees with contact information in South Carolina as those are the most common for personal bankruptcies. 

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees South Carolina

Below are the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in South Carolina broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here

NamePhone
Robert F. Anderson(803) 252-8600
Kevin Campbell(843) 884-6874
John K. Fort(864) 237-8284
Janet B. Haigler(803) 261-9806
Michelle L. Vieira(843) 497-9800

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee(s) South Carolina

Below are the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees in South Carolina broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here. Please note that the US Trustee program does not administer bankruptcy estates in North Carolina and Alabama.

NamePhone
Gretchen D. Holland(864) 242-0314
Pamela A. Simmons-Beasley(803) 779-5180
William K. Stephenson, Jr.(803) 744-0200
James M. Wyman(843) 388-9844