Superior Court

Information located in Clerks Office:

Schedule of Fees:  
Notary Fee - $50.00
Civil Filing Fee - $210.00
Service - $50.00

Civil Cases, criminal cases, deed records, liens, UCC filings, notary applications, Board of Equalization, and we currently e-file civil cases through
There is a legal advocate to file TPOs provided by Our House 770-748-6633.  The clerk's office does not perform criminal searches or title searches.  The public is welcome to use our public search terminals during regular office hours Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. except holidays and inclement weather.

Terms of Court - 3rd Monday in March and July, the Grand Jury that is summoned in July will be recalled in October if needed.

Motion Court is held every Tuesday at 9:00AM or 9:30AM, depending on which judge is presiding.

We have two weeks of jury trials each month, except for June and July. The jury information number is 770-749-2036. Jurors are instructed to call the jury line on Sunday evening prior to the date they are to report. During a regular trial week, jurors will be instructed to call the jury information line each night after 6:00PM to receive instructions regarding their service. Jurors are paid $25.00 per day for their service. If you are given instructions to call the number the next night, and not to report, you will not be paid for that day. You will need to resume your schedule.

Superior Court Judges

  • Meng Lim - Chief Judge
    P.O.Box 155
    Tallapoosa, GA 30176
    (Phone) 770-749-6790
    (Fax) 770-749-6793
  • Mark H. Murphy - Judge
    P.O. Box 969
    Buchanan, GA 30113

Clerk of Court:  Stacie M. Baines

Courthouse No 1
100 Prior st
PO Box 948
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: 770-749-2114
Fax: 770-749-2148

Office Hours are 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (open during lunch)
Monday through Friday.