Court Clerks

Court Clerks 2015-03-05T13:16:52+00:00

The Court Services Unit is comprised of one (1) Court Clerk and six (6) Assistant Court Clerks. Their responsibilities include: answering incoming calls, accepting fine payments, processing bonds for city prisoners, and managing requests from the public. All Court Clerks are certified GCIC/NCIC terminal operators and have completed many hours of training. All GCIC (Georgia Crime Information Center) and NCIC (National Crime Information Center) entries and requests are handled by this office. The Court Clerk works with the Solicitor, who is appointed by the Mayor and City Council, and is responsible for setting the calendar for Municipal Court. The Court Clerk is also responsible for the safe keeping of the necessary paperwork to prosecute each citation written. This includes citations written by an Officer, results of drug tests if necessary, background checks that are made, etc.