Welcome to the Official Website of the Superior Court Clerks of Georgia

What is a superior court clerk? Superior court clerks have been around since the inception of the State of Georgia. "Clerk of Court" is one of four elected county offices created by the Georgia Constitution. Each of Georgia’s 159 counties has one. Clerks are the official record keepers of the county—they receive and maintain criminal and civil court filings and serve as custodian of county land and property records.

News

06 Apr Statewide Judicial Emergency Extended

The statewide judicial emergency declared by Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton has been extended. Court activities will now be limited until May 13, 2020. Click the title of this announcement to read the order. The Chief Justice will provide notice as to the expected termination of this order at least one week in advance to allow courts to plan the transition to fuller operations.

20 Mar Council Issues Emergency Advisory Notice

The Council of Superior Court Clerks provides this advisory to All Filers and the Public regarding the COVID-19 National Emergency. Click the title of this announcement to read.

14 Mar Statewide Judicial Emergency Declared

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton declares a statewide judicial emergency limiting court activities until April 13, 2020 in light of the recent spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19 in Georgia. Click the title of this announcement to see the order.

27 Jan Did you know that fines and fees received by the Clerk of the Superior Court are paid into 30 different funds and accounts?

For fiscal year 2018, the Clerks of Superior Court paid $76,787,961.40 into 30 funds and accounts, including but not limited to: the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund, the Local Crime Victims Compensation Fund, and the Peace Officers Annuity and Benefit Fund. Click the title of this piece to learn more!