Magistrate Court

Jurisdiction for the Court is found in Georgia law at O.C.G.A. 15-10-2. Additional information may be found at your local library and in the Uniform Rules of the Magistrate Court

Jurisdiction:

  • Issuance of Warrants
  • Statement of Claims Not Exceeding $15,000
  • Dispossessories
  • Garnishments
  • FIFAS
  • Interrogatories
  • Foreclosure of Personal Property
  • Issue Writs
  • Adjudicate County Ordinance Violations
  • Adjudicate Mobile Home Decal Violations
  • Adjudicate Deposit Account Fraud Cases (Bad Checks)
  • Adjudicate Limited Misdemeanors
  • Issue Subpoenas
  • Conduct Hearings

The Magistrate Court Does Not and Can Not Provide Legal Advice. The Court encourages those who are seeking legal advice to consult an attorney. 

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Tonya Bridges Deputy Clerk 706-384-7473