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Information about the Courts

Superior Court

The Superior Court of Cobb County is a court of general jurisdiction handling both civil and criminal law actions. The Superior Court has concurrent jurisdiction with State Court over cases involving misdemeanors, contract disputes, premises liability, and various other actions. In addition, the Superior Court has exclusive equity jurisdiction over all cases of divorce, title to land, and felonies involving jury trials, including death penalty cases. The Superior Court of Cobb County has ten elected judges who preside over jury trials, rule on evidence, hear motions, and render verdicts in bench trials. Each Superior Court Judge is elected to a four year term.

Superior Court Administration

The Superior Court of Cobb County is a court of general jurisdiction handling both civil and criminal law actions. The Superior Court has concurrent jurisdiction with State Court over cases involving misdemeanors, contract disputes, premises liability, and various other actions.

Daily Juror Instructions

Juror Information

Tom Charron, Court Administrator
70 Haynes Street
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-1801
(770) 528-1808 (Fax)

Jury Administration
(770) 528-1801
[email protected]

Child Support Receiver
(770) 528-3055

Divorcing Parents Seminar
(770) 528-1812

Juror Recording
(770) 528-1804

Mediation
(770) 528-1812

Volunteer Probation
(770) 528-7986

Interpreter Program
(770) 528-1820

Drug Treatment Court
(770) 528-8567

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Superior Court Clerk

The Clerk of Superior Court is responsible for filing and maintaining all civil and criminal files, as well as the land and property records for all of Cobb County.

Notary Public Information

Rebecca Keaton, Clerk of Superior Court
Kimberly Carroll, Chief Deputy Clerk
32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-1300
(770) 528-1382 (Fax)

Criminal/Civil Information: (770) 528-1300
Real Estate Information: (770) 528-1360

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State Court

The State Court hears traffic violation and misdemeanor cases.

State Court Administration

The State Court Administration office provides administrative support for the judges of the state court as well as the Sentence Enforcement Unit. This administrative support includes budget formulation and implementation, purchasing, personnel records and management of the State Court of Cobb County’s jury system. Additionally, this office serves as liaison between the court and the other departments of county government public sector, media and other levels of government such as municipal, state and federal.

Daily Petit Juror Instructions

Jury Service

Wendy M. Portwood, Jury Administrator
12 East Park Square
Marietta, GA 30090

Juror Inquiry
(770) 528-2628
[email protected]

Daily Juror Instructions
(770) 528-2626

State Court Clerk

The Clerk of State Court is responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of all court proceedings, including all traffic offenses, misdemeanors and certain civil actions. In addition, all monies of the court are received and disbursed by the clerk.

Angie T. Davis, Clerk of State Court
Robin C. Bishop, Deputy Clerk of State Court
12 East Park Square
Marietta, GA 30090

Accounting Division
(770) 528-1271

Civil Division
(770) 528-1216

Criminal Division
(770) 528-1246

Traffic Violations Bureau
(770) 528-2660

Probate Court

The Probate Court of Cobb County has exclusive jurisdiction in the following matters:

  • Probate of wills
  • Appointment and removal of executors and administrators
  • Sale and disposition of estate property
  • Appointment and removal of guardians of minors and incapacitated adults
  • Audit of returns of executors, administrators, and guardians
  • Commitments of the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers
  • Issuance of marriage licenses
  • Issuance of weapons carry permits
  • Miscellaneous services such as issuance of fireworks permits, recording of elected officials’ oaths and bonds
  • Certificates of residence

Kelli Wolk, Chief Judge
32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-1900
(770) 528-1996 (Fax)
[email protected]

Clerk of Court: (770) 528-1900
Estates Division: (770) 528-1900
Weapons Carry Permit: (770) 528-1930
Marriage License: (770) 528-1931

Juvenile Court

The Juvenile Court prosecutes offenders under 18 years old.

32 Waddell St. 5th/6th Floor
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-2220
(770) 528-2561 (Fax)

Victim Witness
(770) 528-2252

Magistrate Court

The Magistrate Court issues arrest warrants, hears small claims cases, conducts weddings, and offers volunteer mediation.

Joyette Holmes, Chief Magistrate
32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-8900
(770) 528-8947 (Fax)

Bad Check Division
(770) 528-8900

Criminal Division
(770) 528-8917

Small Claims Court
(770) 528-8900

Warrant Office
(770) 528-8900

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District Attorney

The District Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in Superior Court of Cobb County.

Vic Reynolds, District Attorney 
70 Haynes Street 
Marietta, GA 30090 

(770) 528-3080
(770) 528-3030 (Fax) 
[email protected]

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Solicitor General

The Solicitor General prosecutes all traffic, misdemeanor, and ordinance violation cases in Cobb County.

Barry E. Morgan, Solicitor General
10 East Park Square, Suite 300
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-8500
(770) 528-8590 (Fax)

Law Library

The Cobb County Law Library provides legal information and information services to the Judiciary, attorneys, paralegals, self-represented litigants and the general public.

Amanda Marshall, Director
Holly Goodwin, Law Library Associate
Brie Whaley, Admin Assistant

12 East Park Square
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-1884
(770) 528-1883 (Fax)
[email protected]

Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.