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.
Rebecca Rieder was sworn in as a superior court judge by Gov. Nathan Deal on November 7th, 2018. Judge Rieder will serve in the Atlanta Judicial Circuit, filling a vacancy created by the retiring of Judge Doris Downs. (more…)
Judge Holly Veal, who formerly served as a judge on the Henry County Magistrate Court, was sworn in a Superior Court Judge in the Flint Judicial Circuit. (more…)
On August 1st, 2018, Shukura Ingram Millender was sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Governor Nathan Deal. Judge Millender will serve in the Atlanta Judicial Circuit, filling a vacancy created by retiring Judge Alford Dempsey Jr. (more…)
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.