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This page lists online resources for the DeKalb County Magistrate Court, online resources applicable to courts generally in DeKalb County, Georgia, as well as resources applicable to all courts in Georgia.



 

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Dekalb County Court Cases
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Published opinions and orders

Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search or view Georgia Attorney General official and unofficial legal opinions.

Self help, legal research, general information

DeKalb County Law Library
View information about the DeKalb County Law Library, including contacts, hours, and available materials and other resources.
DeKalb County Diversion Treatment Court
View information about the DeKalb County Diversion Treatment Court, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail for some mentally-ill defendants.
Atlanta Self-Help Information
The Atlanta Legal Aid Society offers an online library of self-help information including consumer, children and education, courts, criminal law, disability, employment, family law, health, housing, benefits, and seniors.
DeKalb County Victim Assistance
The DeKalb County District Attorney's office offers information about assistance and services for victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, homicide, sexual assault, and other crimes. Downloadable publications, a description of the criminal justice process, information about protective orders, and links to community resources are included.
Court Rules
View the Uniform Rules for Superior, State, Juvenile, Magistrate, Probate, and Municipal Courts.
Legal Information and Legal Assistance
Legal information topics include Children's Law, Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Disability Law, Disaster Relief, Domestic Violence, Employment, Family Law, Housing, Immigration, Military, Personal Injury, Public Benefits, Wills and Life Planning, and the court system in general.
Online Legal Resources
Find links to legal information and legal resources for a wide variety of legal issues, including Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property and Corporations. Links to general legal research sites and legal assistance organizations are also available.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
Forms and manuals from the Georgia Department of Driver Services, including a Driver's Manual, Commercial Driver's Manual, Motorcycle Driver's Manual and other traffic and motor vehicle information.
Child Support Services
The Georgia Department of Human Services offers a variety of services and information about paternity, child support, case status, payment information, enforcement, non-custodial parents, and interstate cases.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Georgia, including a list of steps to take, local housing counseling agencies, state and national programs, scam avoidance, workshops, publications, and a link to legal aid providers.
Legal Pamphlets
View online versions of the State Bar of Georgia's Consumer Pamphlet Series, which covers a wide variety of legal topics.
Georgia Code
View the Georgia Code, containing all of Georgia's statutory laws.
Georgia Accountability Courts
View information about Georgia Drug Courts, DUI Courts, Juvenile Drug Courts, Family Dependency Treatment Courts, Mental Health Courts, and Veterans Courts, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail time.
Magistrate Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about doing business in Georgia Magistrate Courts, with links to video explanations.
Instructions for Expungement of Georgia Criminal Records
Download a step by step instruction sheet for obtaining an expungement of Georgia arrest records.
Information for Consumers
The Office of the Attorney General offers information about identity theft, credit reports, and internet safety. Links to consumer-protection agencies and additional resources for consumers are included.
Municipal Court Information
View information about Municipal Courts, download a court conduct brochure, and watch a video explaining arraignment, trial, appeals, and other Municipal Court procedures.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
View information about Alternative Dispute Resolution, which includes mediation, arbitration, and neutral evaluation, and can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Links include answers to frequently asked questions, a list local programs searchable by county or name, and a roster of registered neutrals searchable by county, registration category or ID, area of expertise, or name.
Landlord-Tenant Information
View and download the Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook.
Magistrate Court Cases and Procedure
View information about the types of cases handled in Magistrate Court, as well as procedures for filing a claim, notifying the defendant, hearings, judgments, appeals, and collecting awards.
DUI and Defensive Driving Schools
The Georgia Department of Driver Services provides information about its DUI Risk Reduction Program, which is required before restoration of driving privileges; and its Defensive Driving Program, which can result in dismissed charges or reduced points and insurance premiums for some offenders. Links to approved schools are included.
Victim Compensation
The Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council provides information about crime victim compensation, including eligibility, maximum amounts available by category, and answers to frequently asked questions. Links to additional victim resources and relevant forms are included.

Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral

DeKalb County Bar Association Attorney Search
Search for an attorney in DeKalb County by area of practice, name, or location.
Atlanta Legal Aid
View information about Atlanta Legal Aid Society, which provides free civil legal services to low-income residents of Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett Counties. Locations, contacts, types of cases, and links to self-help resources are included.
DeKalb County Volunteer Lawyers
View information about DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, which refers low-income residents to pro bono lawyers for help with civil cases.
Georgia Attorney Directory
Search the Georgia State Bar membership directory by name, specialty, law school, and location.
Find Free Legal Assistance
Find organizations offering free legal services and other types of assistance by county and organization name.
Find Recent Attorney Discipline Records
The State Bar of Georgia lists recent information about disciplinary actions taken against attorneys in Georgia.
Assistance with Complaints about Lawyers
The State Bar of Georgia offers a Consumer Assistance Program for people with complaints or concerns about attorneys, including information and dispute resolution services.
Public Defender Services
The Georgia Public Defender Standards Council lists contact information by county for Circuit Public Defenders, Capital Defenders and Mental Health Advocates. The site also offers links to information about criminal defense, mental health and juvenile matters.
Georgia Legal Services
View information about the Georgia Legal Serivces Program, which provides free civil legal help for low-income residents.
Consumer Protection
The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection offers information about its investigation, civil lawsuit, and criminal charge processes; instructions for filing a complaint; downloadable and online consumer complaint forms; tips and information about various scams; and links to additional consumer resources.

Forms and related information

DeKalb County State and Magistrate Court Forms
View and download civil and garnishment forms for use in DeKalb County State Court, and statement of claim and entry of service forms for use in DeKalb County Magistrate Court.
Georgia Court Forms from the Administrative Office of the Courts
View and download forms for Superior Court, Juvenile Court, Probate Court, Magistrate Court, Inmate/Habeas Corpus, Domestic Violence/Protective Order, and Domestic Relations.
Magistrate Court Civil Forms
View and download forms for use in civil cases in Georgia Magistrate Courts.
Magistrate Court Domestic Violence Forms
View and download forms for use in domestic violence cases in Georgia Magistrate Courts.

Online fine payments

Pay Super-Speeder and Failure to Appear Fines
Pay fines for Super Speeder and Failure to Appear violations online to the Georgia Department of Driver Services. You will need the transaction ID on the notice sent by the Department, your driver's license number, and your date of birth.


 
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