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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24, Apr 2014 - Macon, GA Mammogram tech pleads guilty to faking test results leading to 2 deaths
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24, Apr 2014 - Ex-hospital tech behind bogus mammogram results gets jail time
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients.
24, Apr 2014 - Georgia woman pleads guilty to mis-handling hundreds of mammogram results
(CNN) — A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given false negatives, and two of them are …
24, Apr 2014 - Former hospital technician behind bogus mammogram results gets jail time
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24, Apr 2014 - gpn18 74287 IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF HART STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF KATHY F
gpn18 74287 IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF HART STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF KATHY F. MARTIN, DECEASED ESTATE NO. 14ES039 PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE TO: any heir whose current address is unknown and whom it may concern has petitioned (for Billy Keith Martin) to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of Kathy F. Martin deceased, of said County.
24, Apr 2014 - Gov. Deal visits Columbus, signs bills assisting veterans and military families
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal made a stop National Infantry Museum in the Fountain City on Tuesday, April 15. Gov. Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
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gpn07 73934 IN THE PROBATE COURT OF HART COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE:ESTATE OF JO ANN S. SAYLORS, DECEASED NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS All creditors of the Estate of JO ANN S. SAYLORS, late of Hart County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.
24, Apr 2014 - Macon, GA Ex-hospital technician behind fake mammogram results gets jail time
PERRY, Ga. — A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty...
24, Apr 2014 - Houston, GA Mammogram Technician Admits to Faking Test Results for 1,289 Patients
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given false negatives, and two of them are now dead, a prosecutor says.
24, Apr 2014 - Houston, GA PRISON TIME: Former Hospital Tech Behind Bogus Mammogram Results Sentenced
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given false negatives, and two of them are now dead, a prosecutor says.
24, Apr 2014 - Macon, GA Georgia man confesses to murdering, dismembering law student
A man in Georgia was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday after confessing to murdering and dismembering his classmate in 2011. read more
24, Apr 2014 - Bogus mammogram results earn woman jail time
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given false negatives, and two of them are now dead, a prosecutor says.
23, Apr 2014 - Long, GA Georgia Crime Victims Meet With Parole Board
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23, Apr 2014 - Georgia man to be tried again on child sex abuse charges
A man accused of soliciting children for sex four years ago in Catoosa County, Ga., whose case was overturned, will go back to court to face those same charges.
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