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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the Gwinnett County Superior Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and resources applicable to all courts in Georgia.
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Gwinnett County Case Records
Search Gwinnett County Superior, State, and Magistrate Court civil and criminal case records online.
Gwinnett County Superior Court Criminal Case Records
The Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office offers an online search of Superior Court criminal cases.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Gwinnett County Court Calendars
Search Gwinnett County Superior, State, and Magistrate Court scheduled events by date, court, case category, and judge.
Published opinions and orders
Gwinnett County Superior Court Standing Orders
View the standing orders of Gwinnett County Superior Court.
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search or view Georgia Attorney General official and unofficial legal opinions.
Forms and related information
Gwinnett County Superior Court Forms and Information
View and download forms, instructions, and guidelines for use in Gwinnett County Superior Court, including alternative dispute resolution, family, case filing, indigent defense, notary, and trade name.
Superior Court Forms and Files
View and download forms for use in Superior Court, including civil and domestic relations filing and disposition forms, family violence and protective order forms and attachments, notary certificates and forms, and UCC checklists and forms.
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.
Georgia Court Forms from the Administrative Office of the Courts
View and download forms for Superior Court, Juvenile Court, Probate Court, Inmate/Habeas Corpus, Domestic Violence/Protective Order, and Domestic Relations.
Self help, legal research, general information
Gwinnett County Law Library
View information about the Homer M. Stark Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, and links to additional online resources.
Gwinnett County Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes
View information about ADR processes in Gwinnett County, including mediation, arbitration, and case evaluation. Links to rosters of mediators, arbitrators, and case evaluators are included.
Gwinett County Parenting Seminar
View information about the parenting seminar required in domestic cases involving children in Gwinnett County.
Gwinnett County Domestic Violence Information
View information about domestic violence cases and temporary protective orders in Gwinnett County.
Gwinnett County Superior Court Criminal Procedure
The Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office offers information about the criminal process in Superior Court, and a glossary of terms.
Gwinnett County Treatment Courts
View information about Gwinnett County Drug Court, DUI Court, Mental Health Court, Veteran's Treatment Court, and Pre-Trial Diversion Court, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. Links to forms and participant handbooks are included.
Gwinnett County Superior Court Victim-Witness Help
The Gwinnett County District Attorney offers information about its Victim Witness Program, which provides case status information, tips for testifying, referrals to counseling and community resources, help with compensation and restitution, and links to additional resources.
Atlanta Area 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.
Ninth Judicial District Mediation
View information about the mediation program in Superior Courts in Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Pickens, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White Counties, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Ninth Judicial District Superior Court Settlement Conference
View information about the Judicially Hosted Settlement Conference program, which can help parties negotiate a settlement and expedite their case in Superior Court in Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Pickens, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White Counties. Links to the program brochure and referral and order forms are provided.
Griffin Judicial Circuit Family Law Workshop
View information about the Griffin Judicial Circuit Family Law Workshop, which is open to residents of any county and provides assistance to parties representing themselves in family law cases. Online registration and a link to relevant forms are provided.
Henry County Family Law Workshop
View information about the Henry County Family Law Workshop, which is open to residents of any county and provides assistance to parties representing themselves in family law cases. A link to the online reservation system is provided.
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.
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.
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 to a directory of all Georgia Accountability Courts and a list of links to some individual Accountability Court websites are in the left column.
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.
Child Support Calculator and Income Deduction
The Georgia Child Support Commission offers a child support calculator, income deduction and withholding forms and instructions, answers to frequently asked questions, and tutorial videos.
View the Uniform Rules for Superior, State, Juvenile, Magistrate, Probate, and Municipal Courts.
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.
View and download the Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook.
Instructions for Expungement of Georgia Criminal Records
Download a step by step instruction sheet for obtaining an expungement of Georgia arrest records.
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.
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.
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
Gwinnett County Attorneys
The Gwinnett County Bar Association offers a directory of member attorneys, organized by area of law.
Atlanta Area 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.
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.
Georgia Legal Services
View information about the Georgia Legal Serivces Program, which provides free civil legal help for low-income residents.
Find Recent Attorney Discipline Records
The State Bar of Georgia lists recent information about disciplinary actions taken against attorneys in Georgia.
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.
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.
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.
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.