Information

R. Javoyne Hicks, Clerk
Sharon C. Bryan, Chief Deputy

The State Court of DeKalb County consists of seven (7) Court Divisions, (4) Traffic Court Divisions, the Clerk’s office, the Marshal’s Office and a Probation Office. Each Judge is selected in a county wide election and serves a four (4) year term.
Court Divisions
Division – 1 Judge Alvin T. Wong
Division – 2 Judge Stacey K. Hydrick
Division – 3 Judge Wayne M. Purdom
Division – 4 Judge Johnny Panos
Division – 5 Judge Mike Jacobs
Division – 6 Judge Dax E. López
Division – 7 Judge Janis C. Gordon

Traffic Division

The Traffic Division has jurisdiction over the handling and disposition of certain traffic cases. Said division was created pursuant to HB 300 passed during the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly and signed into law by the Governor on March 3, 2015. Each Judge is selected in a county wide election and serves a four (4) year term.

Traffic Court Divisions
Division – A Judge Kiesha R. Storey
Division – B Judge Brian K. Ross
Division – C Judge Shondeana C. Morris
Division – D Judge Ronald B. Ramsey, Sr.

Location: Camp Circle Courthouse Complex
3630 Camp Circle
Decatur, GA 30030
Main Phone Number: 404-294-2099
Contact Us via eMail: eMail  dcsctdinfo@dekalbcountyga.gov
Call Center Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday (Except Holidays)                                                                                                            Cashier Window Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday (Except Holidays)
Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Text Message and email Notification Opt-In:
To receive text message and email notifications for traffic court appearance reminders you may opt-in at www.courtinnovations.com/GADCSC.
On-line Payments: Eligible cases can be paid online at https://payments.myfivepoint.com/dekalb/web FTA Signup: www.dekalbstatecourt.net/traffic-division/failure-to-appear

Magistrate

The Magistrate Court of DeKalb County has a Chief Magistrate who is selected in a county wide election and serves a four (4) year term. The Chief Magistrate appoints all Associate Magistrates.

The Chief Magistrate: Judge Berryl A. Anderson
Location: Suite 1240, DeKalb County Courthouse
556 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
404-371-4766

Clerk’s Office: R. Javoyne Hicks, Clerk
Location: DeKalb County Courthouse, 2nd Floor, Suite 230
556 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Main Phone Number: 404-371-2261
Contact Us via eMail: eMail
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m
Monday through Friday (Except Holidays)
Emergency Broadcast:
In the event there is a need for a broadcast, i.e., inclement weather, we will attempt to air any announcement on WSB-AM 750 radio and WSB-TV Channel 2.

Civil Division

Civil Suits: Room 230, DeKalb County Courthouse
Bookkeeping: Room 250, DeKalb County Courthouse
Garnishments: Room 260, DeKalb County Courthouse
Dispossessory: Room 200, DeKalb County Courthouse
Magistrate Civil: Room 230, DeKalb County Courthouse
For further information click here.

Criminal Division

Misdemeanor: Room 240, DeKalb County Courthouse
Issuance of Criminal Warrants: Magistrate Court Building

Deposit Account Fraud: Applications for citations and warrants should be made at the Clerk’s Office located inside the Magistrate Court Criminal Building between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For further information, please go to www.dekalbcountymagistratecourt.com

Filing Fees:

Application for a Bad Check Citation: $20.00 cash, money order or certified funds only.

3630 Camp Circle
Phone: 404-294-2150
Fax: 404-294-2145

Magistrate Criminal Court Hours: 8:30 A.M. until 12:00 Midnight, 7 days a week
For further information click here.