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The Magistrate Court of DeKalb County, Georgia

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  556 N. McDonough Street, DeKalb County Courthouse
Decatur, GA 30030-3356
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DeKalb County Magistrate Court FAQs

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Watch the following videos to learn more about The Magistrate Court.
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More Videos:

01-What Is Georgia Magistrate Court? 02-What Kind of Cases 03-Considerations For Filing a Claim
04-Answering a Claim 05-Default Judgments 06-Lawyer Representation
07-Trial Procedure 08-Communicating with the Court 09-After a Judgment

DeKalb County FAQs Click the topic you want to learn more about from the list below.

For convenience, we have broken the FAQs out into categories:

Civil Matters & Small Claims, Dispossessories, Criminal Matters, Abandoned Motor Vehicles, Garnishments

If you don't see the topic listed below, please contact the DeKalb Magistrate Court Clerk's Office at 404-371-2261.

Legal Waiver: The following "Questions and Answers" are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. DeKalb County State and Magistrate Clerks do not practice law, and the employees of State and Magistrate Courts cannot act as your attorney. The State and Magistrate Clerks cannot provide legal advice and are not permitted to engage in the practice of law. The Clerk's Office is prohibited from providing any kind of advice, explanation, opinion, or recommendation about possible legal rights, remedies, defenses, options, selection of forms or strategies.
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