In honor of Juneteenth, the Magistrate Court Clerk's Office will be closed on Monday, June 20th, 2022. The Courthouse will remain open and all cases previously scheduled for June 20th in Magistrate Court will take place.
Weddings are not being scheduled at this time.
You may call the Clerk between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM at 706 613 3310 ext. 5.
Duties The mission of the Magistrate Court is to deliver justice to the citizens of Athens-Clarke County by ruling on disputed claims or approving mutual settlements in civil cases as well as serving as the court of entry into the criminal justice system. Jurisdiction for the Court is found in Georgia law at O.C.G.A. 15-10-2. Further information may be found online in the Georgia Code or at your local library and in the Uniform Rules of the Magistrate Court.