Douglasville Municipal Court

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Court Services

The Douglasville Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City of Douglasville.

The mission of the Municipal Court is to promote justice and provide prompt, courteous service in an efficient, professional manner while being dedicated to the principals of impartiality, fairness, and integrity.

Court Services includes six full-time employees, four part-time employees, the clerk, the solicitor, and the judge.

Court Services is responsible for processing all traffic citations and misdemeanor state law violations issued by the Police Department, including ordinance violations issued by the Community Development’s Code Compliance and Animal Control, processing all violations of probation issued by Judicial Correction Services, preparing dockets, and collecting fines and fees.

Court Services holds separate sessions for traffic citations, code compliance citations, and violations of probation. Traffic/Misdemeanor Court sessions are held for various traffic infractions such as speeding tickets, suspended license, DUI, Shoplifting, and Possession of Marijuana less than one ounce. Code Compliance Court sessions address property maintenance, animal control, and other environmental degradation cases.

Probation Violation Court sessions bring back probation cases for review and defendants that have violated conditions of their court orders.

Note: there is a service fee charged by a third-party company, Government Window, to cover the cost of this convenient and secure payment service.
The contact telephone number for Court Services is: 678-293-1858. Court Services can receive in-person payments from 8 AM to 4:30 PM – Monday thru Friday – please bring government id for verification if paying by credit or debit card.

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