Oglethorpe County Clerk of Court

Court Info
Civil Division
The Civil division is responsible for filing, processing, storing and retrieving civil records for Superior Court. This division also manages appeal records for Superior Court, mails court calendars to counsel and parties, prepares civil cost bills, and manages the adoption docket. All civil proceedings are scanned into the computer system. The basic costs for filing a civil complaint, domestic or non-domestic, are $213.00 Filing Fee, $50.00 per Sheriff’s Entry of Service and $50.00 Transfer Fee.


Criminal Division
The Criminal division files misdemeanor and felony criminal cases. This process includes filing citations, accusations, indictments and all relative pleadings. This division makes reports to various state agencies. These reports include traffic, GCIC reports and the reporting of prisoners to the Department of Corrections. Other duties include processing bond forfeitures and Grand Jury Presentments. All court pleadings, all superior criminal cases, warrants and jury lists are scanned.  Applications for restoration of gun and civil rights, as well as applications for expungement are available in the Clerk's Office.  Instructions and frequently asked questions for expungement, as well as criminal history questions, are also available on the internet at www.ganet.org/gbi/crimhist.html.


Real Estate Division
The Real Estate division records all land transactions for Oglethorpe County. Each document can be searched in the indexes by year and name. Land plats are also recorded in this division.

You can now eFile your Civil Cases and pleadings in the Oglethorpe County Superior Court with www.PeachCourt.com! Document retrieval is another added feature at PeachCourt. Also eRecording of Real Estate documents is available through www.gsccca.org. eFile to save your time and money!


Juvenile Division
The Oglethorpe County Juvenile Court is an independent juvenile court organized under Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia. The Court is dedicated to serving the residents of Oglethorpe County by hearing all cases involving allegations of deprivation of children under the age of 18, or unruly conduct, delinquency, or traffic violations concerning children under the age of 17 found within its jurisdiction. If, after adjudication, a child is found to be in need of treatment, rehabilitation or supervision to safely remain in the community, the court will provide access to high quality, appropriate treatment programs whenever feasible.



Jury Information
The Jury Information division submits names to the Jury Commissioners to be added to or removed from the jury pool, updates Traverse and Grand Jury pools periodically and summons jurors to court for jury trials. Jury Selection Clerks take jurors to the courtroom for the actual jury selection process. Their duties include: swearing an oath to jurors, reading verdicts, postponing or excusing jury service, keeping up with the number of days a juror serves and mailing their check after their service.


Trade Name Registration, Notary Public and Liens
Trade name registrations are also handled in this office. Blank forms for trade name registration are available for pickup in the Clerk’s Office. The registration fee is $160.00.

Notary public applications must be submitted online and printed.  They may be obtained at www.gsccca.org or click here. The cost for becoming a notary public is $40.00 and is effective for 4 years.
General Execution Dockets can be found in this division. These dockets contain liens placed against an individual. These include hospital liens, Federal and Georgia income tax liens, Lis Pendens and Preliminary notice of lien rights, and Notice of Commencements. The cost for liens and fifa’s are $5.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page. Notices of Commencements are also filed under the lien category. The cost for this is $10.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page.