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Posted on: October 8, 2020

GENERAL FACTS ABOUT STATE COURTS IN GEORGIA

  • There are currently 71 counties in Georgia with State Courts.
  • State Courts are the highest level of county-supported trial court in the State’s judicial branch of government.
  • State Courts have jurisdiction over criminal and traffic misdemeanor cases.  They also have jurisdiction over civil cases except those in which exclusive jurisdiction is vested in the Superior Courts. 
  • Over 76 % of Georgians are served by State Courts, according to the Georgia Council of State Court Judges.

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