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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29, Aug 2014 - Jury seated in Georgia peanut salmonella trial
ALBANY, Ga. After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.
29, Aug 2014 - New challenge for Ga. death penalty provision
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer for a Georgia death row inmate has filed a new challenge to the state's requirement for defendants to prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt to be spared execution on those grounds. Brian Kammer, a lawyer for Warren Lee Hill, filed the lawsuit ...
29, Aug 2014 - Hull, GA Hull Barrett, PC Attorney Co-Authors How-to Guide on Presenting a Case at Trial
Neal Dickert co-authors a chapter in “Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide”. (PRWeb August 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Top-Law-Firm-Georgia/Hull-Barrett/prweb12105825.htm
29, Aug 2014 - Chatham, GA Coastal Ga. man sentenced in fatal assault on wife
A coastal Georgia man convicted of beating his wife to death has been sentenced to life plus 20 years in prison.
29, Aug 2014 - Attorneys to open Georgia peanut salmonella trial
Attorneys are scheduled to make opening statements in the criminal trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.
29, Aug 2014 - Georgia Regents University student indicted in February shooting incident
A Georgia Regents University student accused of attempting to hit a campus police officer with his car was indicted Tuesday in Richmond County Superior Court.
29, Aug 2014 - Thomasville, GA Jury to be struck, opening statements expected in salmonella outbreak trial
A jury is expected to be struck Thursday morning in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a peanut plant in Georgia.
29, Aug 2014 - Voter citizenship issue goes before federal court
Georgia and Alabama, which have similar citizenship documentation laws, have filed a friend-of-court brief supporting Kansas and Arizona.
29, Aug 2014 - Jackson, GA Closing Arguments Presented In Buttocks Injection Death Trial
Closing arguments are being presented Friday in the trial of a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman in 2012 through illicit silicone buttocks injections. 
29, Aug 2014 - Thomasville, GA Opening statements delayed in salmonella outbreak trial
Opening statements have been delayed in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a peanut plant in Georgia.
29, Aug 2014 - Judge Refuses to Dismiss Lawsuit That Launched Massive GM Ignition Recall
A Georgia judge denied a motion filed by General Motors to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the automaker over the death of a 29-year-old woman that helped set in motion the recall of 2.59 million cars with faulty ignitions.   "I'm denying the motion to dismiss," said Cobb County State Court Judge Kathryn J. Tanksley at a hearing on Saturday in Marietta, Georgia, setting a trial date for April ...
29, Aug 2014 - Jackson, GA Closing Arguments Presented Today In Buttocks Injection Death Trial
Closing arguments are being presented Friday in the trial of a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman in 2012 through illicit silicone buttocks injections. 
29, Aug 2014 - Court asked to compel EPD to protect salt marsh along Georgia coast
The Georgia Court of Appeals is being asked to compel the state's top environmental regulator, Jud Turner, to protect the salt marsh.
29, Aug 2014 - Thomasville, GA FDA inspector questioned for 13 hours in federal salmonella trial
Questioning for an Food and Drug Administration inspector lasted a total of 13 hours in the federal trial of three people charged with covering up contamination at a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak.
29, Aug 2014 - Thomasville, GA Jury struck in salmonella outbreak trial
A jury is expected to be struck Thursday morning in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a peanut plant in Georgia.
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