Magistrate Court

Linda Freeman, Chief Magistrate

The Magistrate Court's Office is located at the Terrell County Courthouse Annex,
with the Probate Court, Superior Court Clerk's Office, Tax Assessor's Office, and Code Enforcement & Animal Control Office.

Due to the Emergency Judicial Orders resulting from the
Covid-19 Pandemic, many civil action filing deadlines and procedures have been either suspended or delayed.

Please click on the link below for more details.

AT THIS TIME, TERRELL COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT DOES NOT ACCEPT E-FILING

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 5:00 PM
(closed 12:00-1:00 for lunch)

no email available

 Office Phone:
229-995-3557

Physical Address
499 Rountree Drive, SW
PO Box 173
Dawson, GA 39842

Office Fax:
229-995-4496

Mailing Address
PO Box 67
Dawson, GA 39

DISPOSSESSORIES

Dispossessories, or evictions, are filed in Magistrate Court. To evict your tenant, please complete the required forms and file your case. If you have questions regarding fees or time frames, please call the Magistrate at 229-995-3757

FILING FEE: $91.00

GARNISHMENTS

Garnishments may ONLY BE FILED AFTER a judgment has been ordered by a judge or magistrate. To file a garnishment complete the required forms according to the instructions and file the required paperwork according to the timeline, as directed in the instructions.
FILING FEE: $91.00

WRIT OF POSSESSIONS

A Writ of Possession, or forclosure on property, is required to repossess goods when payment is not made as promised. To file a Writ of Possession, please complete and file the required forms as directed in the instructions.

FILING FEE: $91.00

SMALL CLAIMS


For Civil Claims of less than $15,000, you may file your complaint in Magistrate Court
To file a small claim in Magistrate Court, complete and return the required
forms as directed in the instructions.

FEE: $91.00

FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

Not sure which office provides the services you need?
Review the lists below to help you get to the right place:

SUPERIOR COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
Deed, Lien, Plat, UCC Records
Criminal Records
Civil Action Records
Child Support Orders
Juvenile Records
Military Discharge Records
Jury Records
Passport Acceptance Agency

MAGISTRATECOURT OFFICE
Dispossessions (Evictions)
Civil Actions (Small Claims)
Writ of Possession (Repossession)
Garnishments
FiFas (Small Claims)

PROBATE COURT OFFICE
Birth Certificates
Marriage Certificates
Death Certificates
Estates/Wills
Gun Permits
Traffic Court





TAX ASSESSOR'S OFFICE
Property Information Records
Board Of Tax Assessors Records
Tax Exemption Information

Board of Equalization (Tax assessment Appeals)

TAX COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE
Tax Billing Records
Vehicle Tag & Title Records

PLANNING & ZONING
Business License for Terrell County
Building Permits for Terrell County
Sign Permits for Terrell Coutny
Zoning Records for Terrell County


CODE ENFORCEMENT
Code Violations for Terrell County

ANIMAL CONTROL


Contact Us

Superior Court Clerk's Office
229-995-2631

Magistrate Court 
229-995-3757

Probate Court
229-995-5515

Tax Assessor's Office
229-995-5210

Code Enforcement, Planning & Zoning, Animal Control
229-995-4410

Tax Commissioner
229-995-5151

Terrell County
Courthouse Annex

499 Rountree DR SW
Dawson, GA 39842

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