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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Pickens County Magistrate Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Pickens County, Georgia, and resources applicable to all courts in Georgia.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Pickents County Probate and Magistrate Court Schedule
View the monthly schedule for Pickents County Probate and Magistrate Courts by date and hearing type.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search or view Georgia Attorney General official and unofficial legal opinions.
Forms and related information
Pickens County Magistrate Court Civil Forms
View and download various civil forms for use in Pickens County Magistrate Court.
Pickens County Magistrate Court Criminal Forms
View and download various criminal forms for use in Pickens County Magistrate Court.
Magistrate Court Forms
View and download various forms for use in Magistrate Court.
Magistrate Court Interactive Forms
Use an interactive online interview to generate complete forms for filing in Georgia Magistrate Courts.
Self-Help Domestic Relations Forms
View the I-Can online legal application to assist with filling out and filing domestic relations and family law forms. Registration is required; there is no fee.
Online fine payments
Pay Pickens County Probate Court Traffic Citations
Pay Pickens County Probate Court traffic citations online. A fee applies.
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.
Self help, legal research, general information
Pickens County Magistrate Court Civil Procedure
View information about civil case procedure in Pickens County Magistrate Court, including hearing preparation, trial, and appeals.
Pickens County Magistrate Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about Pickens County Magistrate Court, including small claims, landlord-tenant, garnishment, and civilian warrant applications.
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Mental Health Court
View information about the Appalachian Judicial Circuit Mental Health Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with mental health problems in Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens Counties. A downloadable Participant Referral form is included.
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Victim Help
The Appalachian Judicial Circuit District Attorney offers information about Victim Services, which assists crime victims in Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens Counties with understanding the criminal justice system, case status, victims' rights, restitution, and compensation. Links to community resources and brochures about victims' rights are included.
Magistrate Court Electronic Filing
File statement of claim, dispossessory, garnishment, or answer electronically in Bibb, Butts, Camden, Cook, Echols, Fannin, Floyd, Franklin, Gordon, Hart, Jeff Davis, Jones, Marion, Monroe, Pickens, Pike, and Polk County Magistrate Court. A fee applies.
Magistrate Court Information
View instructional videos about Georgia Magistrate Courts.
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.
Instructions for Expungement of Georgia Criminal Records
Download a step by step instruction sheet for obtaining an expungement of Georgia arrest records.
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.
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 of local programs searchable by county or name, and a roster of registered neutrals searchable by county, registration category or ID, area of expertise, and name.
Georgia Accountability Courts
Georgia Drug Courts, DUI Courts, Juvenile Drug Courts, Family Dependency Treatment Courts, Mental Health Courts, and Veterans Courts can set up treatment programs in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. Links include a directory of all Georgia Accountability Courts, a list of links to some individual Accountability Court websites, calendars, and sample forms.
View and download the Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook.
Child Support Services
The Georgia Division of Child Support Services offers child support services, application forms, and instructions; online customer service; answers to frequently asked questions; and information about paternity, child support, case status, payment, 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.
View the Uniform Rules for Superior, State, Juvenile, Magistrate, Probate, and Municipal Courts.
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.
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.
Information for Consumers
The Georgia Department of Law Consumer Protection Unit offers information about various consumer topics, consumer education, tips about scams, and instructions and forms for filing a consumer complaint.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
View and download 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.
Search the Official Code of Georgia by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Public Defender
View information about the Appalachian Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office, which provides criminal defense services to low-income defendants facing possible incarceration, and some juvenile offenders, in Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens Counties.
Public Defender Services
The Georgia Public Defender Standards Council lists contact information by county for Circuit Public Defenders, Capital Defenders and Mental Health Advocates. Application forms, information about the procedure for determining indigency, and information about mental health matters is included.
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.
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.
Georgia Legal Services
View information about the Georgia Legal Serivces Program, which provides free civil legal help for low-income residents.
How to Find a Lawyer
The State Bar of Georgia offers a "How to Choose a Lawyer" pamphlet and links to local bar associations and legal services providers.
Lawyer Fee Arbitration
The State Bar of Georgia offers an arbitration program to help resolve disputes over lawyers's fees. Links to program rules and answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Military Legal Help
The State Bar of Georgia Military Legal Assistance Program provides free or low-cost civil legal services to service members and veterans. An application form is included.
Georgia Attorney Directory
Search the Georgia State Bar membership directory by name, specialty, law school, and location.