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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

11 May Second Extension of the Statewide Judicial Emergency

Chief Justice Melton's latest order extends the declaration of a statewide judicial emergency related to COVID-19 until Friday, June 12, 2020. Georgia courts shall continue to operate under the restrictions set forth in the previous order as extended. Judges are being granted authority on a case-specific basis to reimpose certain deadlines. Contains direction regarding efforts to resume court operations in a manner that protects public health. Summoning new jurors is prohibited. Click the title of this announcement to read the order. Further guidance on grand jury proceedings is attached.

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.