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September 18, 2020 9:00 AM

CORONAVIRUS COURT UPDATE

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extended the Statewide Judicial Emergency through October 10, 2020.
The Magistrate Court has published its Guidance as to when and how Court operations will commence, following assessments and consultation with Public Health officials. This Guidance affects the following calendars: Landlord-Tenant (Dispossessory), Small Claims, Abandoned Motor Vehicles, Child Abandonment, Warrant Applications, Garnishment, Environment, Copy of Charges, Personal Property Foreclosures, Trover, Post-Judgement Hearings, and Misdemeanor Mental Health Court jail. Wedding Ceremonies handled through Magistrate Court are suspended until further notice.

Click the link below to view the September Amended Standing Order put in place by Chief Magistrate Judge Cassandra Kirk. (The Standing Order includes the Universal Notice of Hearing for Zoom Conferencing and consent agreement form)

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Latest Update:

September 8, 2020 3:26 PM

The Magistrate Court of Fulton County is creating solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic to handle pending Landlord-Tenant cases.

Please click the link below to view the Landlord-Tenant FAQ's During COVID-19

Landlord-Tenant FAQ's During COVID-19

Prior Updates

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July 16, 2020 9:51 AM

The Magistrate Court of Fulton County and the Fulton County Marshal are coordinating efforts to ensure that the eviction process is carried out consistent with public health and safety guidelines.
Please click below to read the press release from the Magistrate Court and Fulton County Marshal.

Statewide Judicial Emergency Evictions Update
June 17, 2020 10:30 AM

The Chief Magistrate Judge Cassandra Kirk has issued an Amended Standing Order to Vacate Garnishment Affidavit Approval Order's and Stay Garnishment proceedings during the Statewide Judicial Emergency.

Click the link below to read the Second Amended Standing Order.

Second Amended Standing Order to Stay Garnishment Proceedings