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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27, Nov 2014 - Augusta, GA Georgia man goes to prison in $50 million online fraud case
A Georgia man is heading to prison for nearly 10 years for his role in a credit card fraud gang associated with a website called Carder.su that is linked to $50 million in worldwide losses.
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A Georgia man has been sentenced by a federal judge to 12 months probation after pleading guilty early this year to violating a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration out-of-service order.
27, Nov 2014 - Worth, GA How much is history worth?
Pierce County may soon solicit state funding to purchase the old Civil War prison site on Georgia Highway 203.
27, Nov 2014 - Augusta, GA Georgia man sentenced to nine years for stolen credit card data
A 28-year-old man was sentenced to more than nine years in prison Wednesday for buying stolen credit and debit card numbers from an underground online marketplace. Cameron Harrison of Augusta, Georgia, pleaded guilty in April to participating in a racketeer-influenced corrupt organization and trafficking in false identification documents. He was also ordered to pay $50.8 million in restitution ...
27, Nov 2014 - The Land Cookery competition wraps up
Nov. 12, 2014, 12:45 p.m. CWA Judge Daphne Hamilton, judging the chocolate mud cakes. Picture: GEORGIA MATTS Bowral CWA members Helen Hacket and Pat Hughs.
27, Nov 2014 - Georgia sues Corps over water supply requests
The state of Georgia on Friday in a lawsuit asked a federal judge to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the state's requests…
27, Nov 2014 - Two Atlanta, Georgia Law Firms Join Forces as Chandler & Moore Law, LLC
New Georgia law firm represents clients in attorney discipline, professional malpractice and personal injury matters. (PRWeb November 06, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12299607.htm
27, Nov 2014 - GA Supreme Court Denies Sam Parker's Murder Conviction Appeal
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday rejected the appeal of Sam Parker, the LaFayette police officer convicted in 2009 of the murder of his wife Theresa. Parker argued to the state's highest court that the trial court made three errors by denying his motion to suppress the evidence deputies obtained through a search of his property without first getting a warrant; by giving a charge to the jury ...
27, Nov 2014 - Judge rules ISP illegally searched vehicle
A south-central Idaho judge has dropped all charges against three Georgia residents accused of kidnapping a young woman and stealing credit cards after ruling police conducted an illegal vehicle search.
27, Nov 2014 - Walker, GA Former cop convicted of murdering wife loses appeal
The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the conviction in a high-profile murder by a former LaFayette cop.
27, Nov 2014 - Hall, GA Second lawsuit filed over Hays State Prison killings
A second lawsuit has been filed against Georgia corrections officials over one of the bloodiest spans at a state prison in recent memory.
27, Nov 2014 - Georgia banker who faked own death gets 30 years' prison for fraud
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A former Georgia bank director who faked his own death and disappeared for 1-1/2 years while under suspicion of embezzling and losing millions of dollars was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in prison. Aubrey Lee Price, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield in Statesboro, Georgia, after pleading guilty in June to bank, wire and securities ...
27, Nov 2014 - Turner, GA Family wins settlement in Hays State Prison wrongful death lawsuit
The first lawsuit filed against Georgia's prison system for violence at Hays State Prison that led to four prisoner deaths has been settled for several hundred thousand dollars.
26, Nov 2014 - Rockdale Jail Blotter for Nov. 14, 2014
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.
26, Nov 2014 - White, GA US sends Gitmo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia
Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday.
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