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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28, Jan 2015 - Muscogee, GA Columbus NAACP hosts vigil in protest of execution
A convicted murderer who lawyers claimed was intellectually disabled has been put to death at a prison in Jackson Georgia.On the streets of Columbus, demonstrators held a vigil to protest the death of Warren Lee Hill.
28, Jan 2015 - Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate
ATLANTA (AP) โ€” Georgia on Tuesday executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibited by the Constitution because he was intellectually disabled.
28, Jan 2015 - Georgia executes man despite disability claim
Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill was executed Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
28, Jan 2015 - Georgia executes man lawyers say is intellectually disabled
Georgia on Tuesday executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibited by the Constitution because he was intellectually disabled.
28, Jan 2015 - Jackson, GA Georgia executes man convicted of killing fellow inmate
Warren Lee Hill, 52, made no final statement before being put to death by lethal injection; he'd been given three temporary reprieves
28, Jan 2015 - Glynn, GA Laurens County cop killer set for execution
ATLANTA -- A Georgia man convicted of killing a sheriffs deputy during a traffic stop in 1998 is set to be executed later this month, state corrections officials said Friday. Click to Continue ยป
28, Jan 2015 - Lee, GA Georgia executes disabled man
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28, Jan 2015 - Atlanta, GA KKK group to keep fighting to join cleanup program
ATLANTA (AP) โ€” A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled the state's denial violated the organization's right to free speech.
28, Jan 2015 - Georgia executes man for killing fellow inmate despite mental disability claim - Texas court grants
ATLANTA โ€“ Georgia on Tuesday executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibited by the Constitution because he was intellectually disabled.
28, Jan 2015 - Jackson, GA US state executes prisoner with reported mental disability
Atlanta, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) The US state of Georgia has executed Warren Hill, a prisoner with reported intellectual disabilities who was sentenced to death for the murder of his cellmate in 1990. Hill, a 54-year-old African-American, was executed with a lethal injection at Jackson prison Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. Minutes before the execution, the US Supreme ...
28, Jan 2015 - Long, GA Man Executed for Killing Fellow Inmate
A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled. Warren Lee Hill was put to death by injection of a single drug Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson. The 54-year-old was pronounced dead at 7:55 p. ...
28, Jan 2015 - Atlanta, GA KKK group will keep fighting to join highway cleanup program; judge cites 1st Amendment right
A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled that the state's denial violated the organization's right to free speech.
28, Jan 2015 - Georgia executes man for 1998 slaying of sheriff's deputy
Andrew Howard Brannan was executed by Georgia officials Tuesday evening, becoming the first prisoner to be put to death in the U.S. in 2015.
28, Jan 2015 - Spalding, GA Ex-Georgia Fire Officials Sentenced for Tipping Off Drug Dealers
An ex-Spalding County firefighter and a battalion chief have been sentenced for warning drug dealers of upcoming police investigations.
28, Jan 2015 - Teen Crime Spree: Dalton Hayes, Cheyenne Phillips Arrested In Florida
The multi-state crime spree carried out by two Kentucky teens has finally come to an end. Dalton Hayes, 18 and Cheyenne Phillips, 13, both from Kentucky, were reportedly taken into police custody after a multi-state crime spree that stretched from Kentucky to Georgia, before finally ending in Panama City Beach, Florida. According to ABC News, Teen Crime Spree: Dalton Hayes, Cheyenne Phillips ...
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