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.

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…)

Governor Deal Swears in Judge Brenda Trammell and Judge Alison Burleson
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On January 14th, 2015, Alison T. Burleson and Brenda H. Trammell were sworn in as Superior Court Judges by Governor Nathan Deal. (more…)

Dean C. Bucci sworn in by Governor Deal
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Dean Bucci was sworn in on January 7th, 2015 by Governor Nathan Deal. Judge Bucci will be serve as a Superior Court Judge in the Paulding Judicial Circuit. He was appointed by Governor Deal to fill the vacant judgeship created by the retiring James Osborne.

Thomas Baxley Sworn in by Governor Deal
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On December 17th, 2014 Thomas Baxley was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Governor Nathan Deal. Judge Baxley will serve in the Pataula Judicial Circuit, filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Ronnie Joe Lane.