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.


07 Feb Eleventh Extension of the Statewide Judicial Emergency

Today Chief Justice Harold D. Melton signed the 11th order extending the Statewide Judicial Emergency. This order indicates that if COVID-19 numbers decline, courts will be able to recommence jury trials in March – after he issues the next emergency order. Press Release also attached.

08 Jan Tenth Order Extending the Statewide Judicial Emergency

This latest update will carry the courts through February 7th 2021. The primary effect is to continue the prohibition on jury trials except for those that are already underway.

23 Dec MODIFIED Ninth Order Extending the Statewide Judicial Emergency

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton has issued an updated order suspending the resumption of jury trials. It will allow those jury trials already underway to continue subject to local conditions. Click the title above to read the order in its entirety.

22 Dec Chief Justice to Suspend Jury Trials

In an emergency session today with state judicial leaders, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton said he will sign an order tomorrow, Dec. 23, that will suspend jury trials statewide in the face of the disturbing spread of coronavirus. Click the title above to read the press release.