Magistrate Court

Magistrate Judicial Order concerning Coronavirus/COVID-19

Emergency Judicial Order Issued by GA Supreme Court on 3/14/20

Order Extending Statewide Judicial Emergency on 4/6/20

Second Order Extending Statewide Judicial Emergency issued 5/11/20

Letter & Affidavit for Magistrate Court Rule 46 regarding dispossessories

Information regarding CARES Act & Dispossessories

Third Order Extending Statewide Judicial Emergency issued 6/12/20

Order Requiring Masks or Facial Coverings for Entry into Paulding County Courthouse

Fourth Order Extending Emergency Judicial Order issued 7/10/2020

Covid Guidelines


Welcome to the Paulding County Magistrate Court’s web site. One of the primary responsibilities of this court is to issue arrest warrants followed by the determination of probable cause in criminal cases. The Magistrate Court does not determine guilt or innocence except in county ordinance violations.

This web site has been designed to provide citizens with the most up-to-date and convenient information available regarding the processes and procedures utilized by Magistrate Court in handling issues involving abandoned motor vehicles, bad checks, garnishments, small claims and landlord/tenant.

Employees of the Magistrate Court of Paulding County, including Judges themselves, are prohibited by law from providing legal advice at any time during your contact with the Court. If you have questions about your legal rights, legal remedies available to you, or what legal documents to file, you must contact an attorney.