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)