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Chief Magistrate Court Judge - Wanda L. Dallas

Chief Magistrate Court Judge:
Wanda L. Dallas

Harold R. Banke Justice Center

Phone: (770) 477-3444
Fax: (770) 473-5750

For information regarding your case, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (770) 477-3443

Hours:
Monday-Friday
8am-5pm
Trò chơi câu lạc bộ dễ thương Excluding Holidays


Temporary Protection Order

Due to the Order Declaring a Statewide Judicial Emergency signed by Chief Justice Harold D. Melton, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Clayton County Justice Center was closed to the public and has remained closed to the public as of today’s date. The Court finds that the safety of the public is of paramount importance and all Ex-Parte and 12 Month Protective Order Hearings shall be heard remotely via Zoom Video Conferencing

Click to schedule an appointment for a TPO

How to file a Temporary Protective Order Click HERE 


Dispossessories/Evictions

As a tenant facing eviction, you may have certain rights in regards to the current pandemic and the payment of your rent. Please visit www.cdc.gov or www.whitehouse.gov to determine if recently enacted rules and regulations apply to your particular case. If you have further questions please seek legal advice from an attorney.

DECLARATION UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY FOR THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION’ S TEMPORARY HALT IN EVICTIONS TO PREVENT FURTHER SPREAD OF COVID-19


Click to Download Full Order

Order on Dispossessory Process During Judicial Emergency 

NOTICE: For Attorneys Only

All Attorneys wishing to represent their clients can do so via “Video Conference” for Preliminary Hearings; First Appearance Hearings; or Bond Hearings. You must have the Zoom App downloaded on your particular device (Desktop, Laptop, or Cell Phone). It is required that your device have a microphone and camera to allow you to be adequately involved in the Hearing. Please email your request to: jgmc1.zoom@claytoncountyga.gov, with your desired email address. You will receive an Invite sent to that email address, via Zoom, that will allow you to click the link to access the Hearings.


Until further notice, court proceedings will be live-streamed at the below address on YouTube


Chief Judge Wanda L. Dallas -  

Felony Preliminary Hearings:
  Monday, September 14 8:00 AM
  Wednesday, September 16 8:00 AM
  Monday, September 21 8:00 AM

Wednesday,September 23 8:00 AM
  Monday, September 28 8:00 AM
  Wednesday, September 30 8:00 AM
 
Misdemeanor Preliminary Hearings:
  Tuesday, September 15 8:00 AM
  Tuesday, September 22 8:00 AM
  Tuesday, September 29 8:00 AM

Judge Richard C. Brown -
Bond Hearing Friday,September 11 8:00 AM

Judge William W. West -
Bond Hearing Friday,September 18 8:00 AM

Judge Sonyja J. George -
Bond Hearing Friday,September 4 8:00 AM
Bond Hearing Friday,September 25 8:00 AM

Magistrate First Appearance Calendars -
First Appearance Hearing Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays in September 1:00 PM
First Appearance Hearing Sundays in September  11:00 AM

Magistrate Part-time Stream 2 -

Chief Magistrate Court Judge - Wanda L. DallasPlease click on the link for Magistrate Court holiday hours.

The Clayton County Magistrate Court is the fourth busiest magistrate court in the State of Georgia. The court handles over 33,000 cases per year with four full-time judges, three part-time judges and six full-time support personnel.

Magistrate court jurisdiction includes but is not limited to, civil disputes involving $15,000.00 or less, certain misdemeanor criminal offenses, landlord/tenant disputes, county ordinance violations, preliminary hearings in felony and misdemeanor criminal cases and the consideration and issuance of arrest warrants and search warrants.

The Clayton County Magistrate Court also serves in an assisting role to the Superior Court of Clayton CountyTrò chơi câu lạc bộ dễ thương by handling Family Violence Protective Order Petitions and conducting bond hearings in certain felony cases.

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