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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2014
The Clerk's Office will be open at 8:30 am. State Court will hold Fast Track Arraignments, Jail Call and Jury Trial at 10:00 am. Judge Sweat's calendar from Thursday Feb 13th will begin at 9:00 am on Friday the 14th. Judge Haggard's calendar from Wednesday Feb 12th will begin at 8:15 am.
NEW SUBPOENAS FOR ATTORNEY ISSUANCE
We are pleased to provide an Attorney Issued Witness Subpoena and Attorney Issued Subpoena for Production of Evidence in a fill-in Word document.
The forms are located under the Online Documents/Clerk of Superior/ Forms/ACC Forms.
These subpoenas are for Attorney issuance only and have been prepared for Athens-Clarke County Superior and State Court cases. No subpoena shall issue unless a case has been filed in the above mentioned courts. The fee for Clerk's signature and seal on either Witness Subpoena or Production of Evidence Subpoena is still $5.00.
Pursuant to OCGA 24-13-21(c-h), this subpoena form is being provided to the attorney of record and shall be completed prior to service upon the witness. If an individual misuses a subpoena, he or she shall be subject to punishment for contempt of court and shall be punished by a fine of not more than $300.00 or not more than 20 days imprisonment, or both. A witness may contact the Clerk of Court's office to verify this subpoena was issued for a valid case.
Hazardous Site Inventory July 1, 2013
The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division has filed the Hazardous Site Inventory as of July 1, 2013with the Clerks' of Superior Court of Georgia. We have placed a copy of this report on our web page under the Hazardous Site Inventory in our document section for your convenience.
Georgia Dept. of Driver Services (DDS) Launches Secure ID Program for GA Drivers License & ID Cards
Starting July 3, 2012, all Georgia residents who are applying for their first GA Drivers License (DL) and/or Identification Card (ID), and those who are renewing an existing GA DL/ID, or who are reinstating a suspended DL, will be issued a Secure ID.
A Secure ID ensures that Georgia will continue to produce the most secure Driver's License's (DL) and identification (ID) cards that our state has ever produced. It will also place Georgia in compliance with the Federal Real ID Act of 2005, which prohibits the federal government from accepting drivers licenses or IDs issued by non-compliant states to board a commercial flight or enter a federal building. The new Secure ID process will be phased-in with existing licenses and IDs remaining valid until the expiration date.
For more information on the new Secure ID, frequently asked questions and the DDS brochure click view the new requirements and this will take you to the documents.
Beverly Logan, Constitutional Officer of the Year Athens-Clarke County Clerk of Superior Court, Beverly Logan, was awarded the highest honor bestowed on a Constitutional Officer at the 2011 Fall Conference of Constitutional Officers' Association of Georgia. Clerk Logan was awarded Officer of the Year by her peers from across the State. The Constitutional Officers' Association of Georgia consists of the 159 county Sheriffs, Probate Judges, Tax Commissioners and Clerks of Superior Court.
ADR Fee Increase Effective May 1, 2011 The Alternative Dispute Resolution program fee will increase to $7.50 beginning May 1, 2011 per Standing Order dated April 1, 2011. The ADR fee is applied to a civil cases as well as trade name applications and partnerships filings. See Fee Schedule for an update of fee amounts.
Responsibilities The clerk of courts is the clerk of Superior Court and the clerk of State Court. The clerk of courts keeps the official record of all civil and criminal actions filed in each court, the minutes of the courts, notary appointments, and requested filings of DD2-14 form from U.S. military service personnel, which is a certificate of release or discharge from active duty. The clerk of Superior Court is also the official custodian for all land records.
Clerk of Superior & State Courts