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.
499 Rountree Drive, SW
Dawson, GA 39842
(click address for map)
PO Box 793
Dawson, GA 39842
If you have questions, please email us at
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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
FEE: $91.00 for 1 defendant, plus $50.00 for each additional defendant. A service fee of $50.00 is required after 8 days.
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
A Writ of Possession, or foreclosure 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 for 1 defendant, plus $50.00 for each additional defendant.
a service fee of $50.00 is required after 8 days.
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 with a self addressed stamped envelope.
FEE: $91.00 for 1 defendant, plus $50.00 for each additional defendant.
1. AFFIDAVIT OF CONTINUING GARNISHMENT
2. SUMMONS OF CONTINUING GARNISHMENT
3. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT
4. ATTACHMENT FOR SUMMONS OF CONTINUING GARNISHMENT
5. RETURN OF SERVICE UPON DEFENDANT
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