An official website of the State of Georgia.
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Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
Georgia's legal system performs a wide variety of functions that nearly every Georgian will interact with in some way.
File for divorce with your county’s Clerk of the Superior Court.
Victims of violence can petition a judge for a protective order.
Learn about the child custody process in Georgia.
If you receive a traffic ticket, you must either pay the fine or contest it in court.
Contact the local sheriff’s office for information about existing warrants in that county.
You can restrict access to your criminal record.
Find and visit offenders by following Georgia Department of Corrections protocol.
Courts may call on local residents to serve as jurors for a trial.
Authorize another person to make decisions on your behalf with power of attorney.