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.

Dustin Hightower Sworn In as Superior Court Judge
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On May 26th, 2016, former state representative, Dustin Hightower, was sworn in as a superior court judge by Gov. Nathan Deal. Hightower will serve (more…)

Rep. Dustin Hightower appointed to Coweta Circuit
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On May 5th, 2016, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the appointment of Dustin W. Hightower to a Superior Court judgeship within the Coweta Judicial Circuit. (more…)

Council of Superior Court Judges Announces New Officers
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The Council of Superior Court Judges announces the officers for the May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017 term:

PRESIDENT – Superior Court Judge Horace J. Johnson, Jr., Alcovy Judicial Circuit, Covington. He previously served as Chair of the CSCJ’s Mandatory Continuing Judicial Education Committee (more…)

Three New Superior Court Judges Sworn In
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Judge Mary Beth Priest was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit, comprised of Gilmer, Fannin, (more…)