Welcome to Georgia Superior Courts

The Superior Courts of Georgia is a court of general jurisdiction handling both civil and criminal law actions. Superior Court Judges preside 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.

Chris Phelps Sworn in as Superior Court Judge
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On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015, Chris Phelps was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Gov. Nathan Deal. (more…)

J. Kelly Brooks Sworn in as Superior Court Judge
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On Monday, February 23rd, 2015, J. Kelly Brooks was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Gov. Nathan Deal. (more…)

W. Travis Sakrison Sworn in as Superior Court Judge
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On February 6th, 2015, William Travis Sakrison was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Governor Nathan Deal. (more…)

Judge Lawton Stephens Recipient of 4th annual Emory Findley Award
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At its 2015 annual meeting in Athens, the Council of Superior Court Judges awarded the Honorable Lawton E. Stephens the fourth annual Emory Findley Award for “Outstanding Judicial Service.” (more…)