Magistrate Court

Procedures for Filing of Dispossessory

Application for Dispossessory/Affidavit for Dispossessory Before any Dispossessory Action may begin, the Landlord MUST make a demand for possession of the property. The demand may be VERBAL or WRITTEN. This procedure MUST be perfected prior to the issuance of [...]

Procedures for Filing of Dispossessory

Procedures for Filing of Small Claims

Application for Small Claims/Statement of Claim Determine the county of residence of the Defendant. The claim MUST be filed in the county in which the Defendant resides. In the event the Defendant works in the same county as residence, [...]

Procedures for Filing of Small Claims

Procedures for Prosecution of Bad Checks / Deposit Account Fraud Warrant

Application for Bad Checks / Deposit Account Fraud Warrant and Sample of a Bad Check Letter The check MUST be in exchange for present consideration, wages, rent past or presently due, state taxes, or child support. The check should [...]

Procedures for Prosecution of Bad Checks / Deposit Account Fraud Warrant

Magistrate Court Filing Fees & Fees

Civil Action - One Defendant $106 for each individual to be served, add $50 Post-Judgement Interrogatories $10 plus certified mail $6.48 for personal service, add $50 Dispossessory $81 for each individual to be served, add $25 Foreclosure $106 Garnishments [...]

Magistrate Court Filing Fees & Fees
GILMER COUNTY GOVERNMENT
1 Broad Street
Ellijay, GA 30540
706-635-4361