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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20, Sep 2014 - The Wall Street Journal: Tesla wins direct-sale court battle in Massachusetts
Tesla Motors wins a court battle in Massachusetts that allows it to sell directly to consumers, but the electric car maker faces another battle in Georgia.
20, Sep 2014 - Georgia Supreme Court hears arguments over John Lampl perjury charge | VIDEO
A decision from Georgia Supreme Court justices could be the last step in getting the three-year old case against former Morrow City Manager John Lampl to trial — but it may take six months to be rendered.
20, Sep 2014 - Thomas, GA Unprecedented: Peanut Corp. executive convicted for deadly salmonella outbreak
(CNN) — A federal jury in Georgia convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a groundbreaking case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago. The guilty verdict marks the first federal felony conviction for a company executive in a food safety case. Prosecutor Michael […]
20, Sep 2014 - Jones, GA Attorney: Defendant in Georgia salmonella trial was customer of peanut plant, not conspirator
The attorney for one of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant says his client was a customer, not a co-conspirator who plotted to ship tainted food.
20, Sep 2014 - Minnesota Family Welcomes Convictions in Georgia Salmonella Trial
A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths. Experts say the seven-week trial in Albany, Georgia, marked the first time corporate executives and plant workers were tried in a food poisoning case...
20, Sep 2014 - Thomas, GA Unprecedented Verdict: Peanut Executive Guilty in Deadly Salmonella Outbreak
(CNN) — A federal jury in Georgia convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a groundbreaking case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago. The guilty verdict marks the first federal felony conviction for a company executive in a food safety case. Prosecutor Michael […]
20, Sep 2014 - Murray, GA Exterminator sentenced in pesticide fraud case
An Alabama exterminator has been sentenced after pleading guilty to unlawfully applying pesticides at more than a dozen nursing homes across South Georgia.
20, Sep 2014 - Decatur, GA Ga. man persuaded by school bookkeeper to surrender in 2013 gun battle sentenced to 20 years
DECATUR, Ga. — A Georgia man who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to multiple charges. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
20, Sep 2014 - Georgia peanut plant owner, 2 others found guilty in salmonella-poisoning trial; face prison
ALBANY, Ga. - More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces ...
20, Sep 2014 - Jackson, GA US woman sentenced in silicone injection case
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison.Tracy Lynn Garner of Jackson, Mississippi, was sentenced Tuesday...
20, Sep 2014 - Franklin, GA Suspect pleads guilty in Ohioan's 1987 stabbing
A woman arrested last year in Georgia for a 1987 Ohio stabbing has pleaded guilty to a murder charge and been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.
20, Sep 2014 - Saakashvili’s Property Impounded
Court has ruled in favor of prosecution’s motion and impounded property of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili and his family members in Georgia ranging from vineyard and countryside house to old car.
20, Sep 2014 - Cobb, GA ‘Hot car dad’ indicted for murder by Georgia grand jury
Cooper Harris died in his father's Hyundai Tucson in June. Justin Ross Harris will now stand trial for son's death.
20, Sep 2014 - The Skanner Newspaper - Where's Peace When the State Executes Innocent Men
Almost three years ago, the state of Georgia likely executed an innocent man.
20, Sep 2014 - Tift, GA Deliberations begin in federal salmonella trial
A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of three people charged with covering up contamination at a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak.
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