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.
The Supreme Court has approved the amendments to Rule 45 (Court Security and Judicial Operations) and Superior Court Form SC 6-2 (Felony Sentence with Probation-amended to include behavioral incentive dates). The effective date for the amendments is March 22, 2018.
At its 2018 annual meeting in Athens, the Council of Superior Court Judges awarded the Honorable Stephen D. Goss the seventh annual Emory Findley Award for “Outstanding Judicial Service.” (more…)
John A. “Trea” Pipkin, III was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge on January 9th, 2018 by Gov. Nathan Deal. (more…)
Howard C. Kaufold, Jr. was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Gov. Deal on January 9th, 2018. (more…)