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Cherokee County Clerk of Courts

The Mission of the Cherokee County Clerk’s office is to maintain and safeguard all documents appropriately presented for recording. We strive to provide quality customer service in a non-partisan and professional manner while affording dignity and respect to every individual.

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Clerk's Offices

Superior Court Clerk's Office

State Court Clerk's Office

Juvenile Court Clerk's Office

Magistrate Court Clerk's Office

THE CLERK’S OFFICE CAN NOW ACCEPT LEAVES OF ABSENCE VIA THE E-FILING SYSTEM FOR SUPERIOR, STATE, AND JUVENILE COURTS.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and in efforts to make all filing more efficient, the Clerk’s Office has worked diligently to be able to accept as much filing as possible electronically. Fortunately, Leaves of Absence have now been added to what can be accepted.

Please follow these instructions to file your Leaves electronically. Go to www.efileGA.com and select Cherokee Superior Court, regardless of whether you are filing in State Court or Juvenile Court. For your case number, please enter your BAR NUMBER. The Clerk’s Office has set up accounts for all attorneys that have filed Leaves of Absence in recent years by the attorney’s bar number.

Do not forget to add all appropriate parties as service contacts that need to be served copies of your Leave of Absence. Please also choose a WAIVER ACCOUNT under Payment Accounts, so no fee is assessed as per O.C.G.A. § 15-6-11.

If you receive an error saying the case does not exist, please contact us at loa@cherokeega.com so your account can be added. Do not file the LOA into the individual case, as the notices need to be kept in a chronological file per USCR 16. If you have questions or need help filing, do not hesitate to contact the Clerk’s Office at 678-493-6511.

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Board Of Equalization

The BOE is a division of the Superior Court Clerk and is comprised of three members who own property and live in Cherokee County.

They are appointed by the Grand Jury and take an Oath of Office to faithfully and impartially discharge the duties involved in hearing appeals and rendering a decision.

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Grand Jury Presentments

A presentment is a charge the grand jury brings on its own initiative. In contrast, an indictment is almost always first drawn up by a prosecutor and then submitted to the grand jury for approval. In federal courts, a presentment cannot by itself initiate a prosecution.

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Re:Search

Finally, attorneys and paralegals can search case information from 18 Georgia counties at once!

  • Track cases and get real-time alerts

  • Track existing and potential clients

  • re:Search and track opposing counsel

  • re:Search and track expert witnesses

  • Find new business with new case alerts

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Calendars

The Clerk of Superior, State, Magistrate and Juvenile Courts Offices will make every effort to keep this site current. However, changes may be made that are not reflected on this site.

Should you have any concerns, please contact our office at 678-493-6511 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

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The Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority provides several resources to assist Clerk's with the execution of their duties. 

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Notary Public

This site provides numerous resources that can be accessed online and in person. Please note that some of these links will access sites outside of the Clerks Office. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these fees, please contact our office at 678-493-6511 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm.

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Sheriffs Entry of Service

Sheriffs Entry of Service Form

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Inclement Weather

The Clerk of Court has been designated as the single point of contact between each individual court and the emergency operations center  (Westbrook, J. Robby, Cherokee County Emergency Management Standard Operating Procedures-Hazard Specific Annex  27)

Cherokee County Emergency Management Standard Operating Procedures-Hazard Specific Annex

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Obtaining Copies 

If you need to obtain a copy of a document filed in Superior, State or Magistrate court, first determine the type of copy you require. Georgia law determines the cost charged for copies, the Clerk of Court's office can not waive these fees.  We have a statutory obligation to collect fees for copies.

If you would like a regular copy, you can purchase and print them from our online portal Docket search-purchase copies

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ZOOM Traffic Court

DOCUMENTS FOR CASES WITH ATTORNEY

DOCUMENTS FOR SELF-REPRESENTED (NO ATTORNEY)

PROBATION INSTRUCTIONS

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Efiling

As of Jan. 1, 2019, all Georgia courts are operating with mandatory civil eFiling. The General Assembly passed SB 407 in March 2018, which created a basic statutory framework for mandatory civil eFiling. Under the new law (O.C.G.A. §§ 15-6-11 and §§ 15-7-5), all new civil actions filed by an attorney in Georgia must be initiated electronically after 1/1/2019.

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JusticePath Calendar App

JusticePath Mobile is your mobile connection to official court information. You no longer need to crowd busy courthouse lobbies while patiently waiting to be directed where to go. With JusticePath Mobile, you know what's going on and where you're going before you even step foot in the courthouse. Stay up-to-date with real time messages and push notifications directly from the display providers.

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Online Payments

State Court - Tickets and Misdemeanors

Magistrate Court - Ordinances

Juvenile Court Payments

Superior Court Payments

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Legal Advice

The Clerk of Court is committed to providing you with superior customer service. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about the services of this office or the procedures you must follow for a particular court process.

There are limitations to this service so please read more.

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Passport Information

We do NOT take PASSPORT photos, please arrive with your photos
 
We will now accept applications from
8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.
We gladly offer this service to residents
as a convenient alternative to other local acceptance facilities.