Magistrate Court

Fulton County

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Court

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Moratorium on Evictions Extended to January 31, 2021.

The Magistrate Court handles a variety of civil and criminal matters.

The Civil Division handles matters such as Abandoned Motor Vehicles, Dispossessory (Landlord-Tenant) Actions, Small Claims, Garnishments, Weddings/Marriages, Personal Property Foreclosure. And, the Criminal Division handles matters such as warrant applications, first appearance hearings, preliminary hearings, and child abandonment warrant applications.

No jury trials are held in Magistrate Court and our jurisdictional level is $15,000 in civil cases.