Civil Cases

Our office holds the records for Superior, State & now Magistrate court, with our civil records including divorces, civil suits, garnishments, adoptions, temporary protective and stalking orders, name changes, custody, child support and modification cases.  We also record trade name registrations, partnerships, lis pendens, and military discharge records (DD214).

Filing fees and information are listed below for our most common filings.  Please click the links to view them.  There are also direct links to the paperwork on the info sheets.
Filing Fees
  • Superior or State Civil - $210.00
  • Family Violence - No filing or service fees
  • Sheriff Service - $50.00 
  • Subpoenas - $5.00
  • Certified copies - $2.50 for the 1st page and $0.50 per each additional page
  • Trade name registration - $165.00 to register and $25.00 to cancel
Acceptable forms of payment are cash, money order, cashier's check or business check.  We can now accept debit/credit cards but there is a 4% transaction fee added.
Marriage Licenses, Death Certificates, Wills/Estates and Gun Permits are done through Probate, and you can access their page here: Probate Court

Small Claims, Evictions and Warrants are Magistrate, & access to their forms are here:
Magistrate Court
  1. Clerk of Courts

    Physical Address
    5000 Jackson Parkway
    Suite 150
    Jefferson, GA 30549

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 7
    Jefferson, GA 30549

  2. Angela Cornell

  3. Robin Dahlman

  4. Lisa Baker