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June 22, 2020 1:00 PM


Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extended the Statewide Judicial Emergency through July 12, 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.

Click the link below to view the Fifth Amended Magistrate Court Judicial Emergency Guideline.

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Latest 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

Prior Updates

May 1, 2020 12:31 PM

Please click the link below and read the Rule 46: Emergency Landlord-Tenant (Dispossessory) Order

Rule 46: Emergency Landlord-Tenant Order