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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the Pickens County Juvenile 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
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Superior and Juvenile Court Calendars
View and download the court calendars for Superior and Juvenile Courts in Fannin, Pickens, and Gilmer Counties.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search or view Georgia Attorney General official and unofficial legal opinions.
Forms and related information
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 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 Fines
Pay Pickens County Probate Court traffic fines online by citation number and date of birth. A filing 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
Appalachian Judicial Circuit Accountability Courts
View information about the Appalachian Judicial Circuit Domestic Violence and Child Support Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Family Drug Court, and Truancy Court.
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 complensation. Links to community resources and brochures about victims' rights 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.
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.
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 the Uniform Rules for Superior, State, Juvenile, Magistrate, Probate, and Municipal Courts.
Instructions for Expungement of Georgia Criminal Records
Download a step by step instruction sheet for obtaining an expungement of Georgia arrest records.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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 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.