Courts in Georgia
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Georgia's Municipal Courts mainly hear violation of city ordinance cases. In Georgia, Magistrate Courts handle violation of county ordinance matters, small claims cases, as well as civil matters with valued under $15,000. Georgia has a separate Probate Court that handles matters related to wills, estates, and guardianships. In some counties, probate courts also handle traffic cases. Georgia also has a Juvenile court that has jurisdiction over all juvenile matters. Georgia's trial courts are called State Courts, which handle most civil cases as well as misdemeanor and traffic cases. Georgia's Superior Courts handle civil cases, misdemeanors, divorces, and felonies. Georgia's appellate courts include its Courts of Appeals as well as the Georgia Supreme Court.

If you're trying to find out if someone has a criminal record in Georgia, you can search the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's website to obtain information on any previous felony charges(http://www.georgia.gov/00/channel_modifieddate/0,2096,67862954_67866875,00.html). Additional information regarding the availability of criminal history records can also be obtained. Most Georgia court documents are considered public record. As policies vary by county, if you're seeking Georgia public court records it's best to call or visit the Clerk of Courts office for the county that you're seeking Georgia court documents from.
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21, Apr 2014 - Vidalia onion rule: Ga. judge won't stop new regulation
Vidalia onion rule: A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from reaching store shelves.
21, Apr 2014 - Vidalia Onion Rule Postponing Shipment to Markets
The state of Georgia is currently experiencing one of its more highly contested court cases in quite some time. While the state has hosted important cases which affected the state of tribal sovereignty in the United States and the validity …
21, Apr 2014 - Georgia Judge Won't Stop New Vidalia Onion Rule
A judge in Georgia has refused to step into a bitter legal battle between one of the state's most prominent onion farmers and the state's agricultural commission over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from store shelves.
20, Apr 2014 - Georgia judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule
REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from reaching store shelves.
20, Apr 2014 - Stewart, GA Georgia Soldier Pleads Guilty In 2011 Militia Slayings
(LUDOWICI, Ga.) — An Army soldier has pleaded guilty in a southeast Georgia courtroom to shooting a former military colleague to protect an anti-government militia group. Pvt. Christopher Salmon pleaded guilty to malice murder charges Thursday and was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Salmon testified that he shot Michael Roark…
20, Apr 2014 - Judge awards Georgia landowner $232,785 in town road dispute
A Vermont judge has ordered the Town of Georgia to pay out $232,785 in damages as punishment for waging a 19-year campaign to prevent property owner John Rhodes from accessing part of his land via an unmaintained old town road.
20, Apr 2014 - Georgia man charged with kidnapping man found at Anthony, Texas truck stop
A Georgia man has been indicted in El Paso federal court on charges he allegedly kidnapped another man in February.
20, Apr 2014 - Ga. judge won't stop state official from imposing rule aimed at protecting Vidalia onions
REIDSVILLE, Ga. - A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping ...
20, Apr 2014 - Stewart, GA US soldier pleads guilty in 2011 militia slayings
LUDOWICI, Georgia (AP) An Army soldier has pleaded guilty in a southeast Georgia courtroom to shooting a former military colleague to protect an anti-government militia group.Pvt. Christopher Salmon pleaded guilty to malice murder...
20, Apr 2014 - Stewart, GA Ga. soldier pleads guilty in 2011 militia slayings
LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) — An Army soldier has pleaded guilty in a southeast Georgia courtroom to shooting a former military colleague to protect an anti-government militia group.
20, Apr 2014 - Hospital Tech Jailed For Faking Mammogram Results After Two Women Die (Video)
Hospital Tech Jailed For Faking Mammogram Results After Two Women Die (Video) Hospital Tech Jailed For Faking Mammogram Results After Two Women Die (Video) Legal Has Been Optimized A Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in jail after she admitted to faking mammogram records for 1,289 patients, 10 of whom had breast cancer. Rachael Rapraeger, 33, pleaded guilty to ...
20, Apr 2014 - Ga. judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia judge says he won't stop the state agriculture commissioner from enforcing a new regulation aimed at stopping unripe Vidalia onions from reaching store shelves.
20, Apr 2014 - Ga. judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule
REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions asked a judge Tuesday to protect him from possible sanctions by state agriculture officials as he prepares to ship his crop to grocery stores ahead of the official start date imposed by a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions off the market.
20, Apr 2014 - Prison escapee arrested in Georgia
A fugitive from a Georgia prison has finally been arrested after weeks on the run.
20, Apr 2014 - Georgia man pleads guilty to child pornography charge in federal court
A Georgia man caught in a wide-reaching child pornography probe pleaded guilty to a single count of receipt of child pornography in federal court in New Orleans on Wednesday.Christopher Jamieson, 31, of Douglasville, Ga., entered his plea before U.S. District...
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