About the Court

Echols County Superior & Juvenile Court

Clerk – Nora Leigh Rogers
Deputy Clerk – Gabriela Gallegos

P.O. Box 213
Statenville, GA 31648
229-559-5642
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 12:00 and 1:00 – 5:00 (closed for lunch 12 – 1)

Deeds

Deeds must be signed by the grantor in front of a notary and one witness. Filing cost is $10.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page, plus any applicable transfer or intangible tax due at time of filing. PT-61 forms which are required on warranty and transfer of title deeds must have the correct map and parcel numbers on them. To receive copies faster go to www.echolscountygapmts.com or call 1-800-701-8560 to make payment.

Cross Indexing Fees

Superior Courts Cost Schedule Effective May 12, 2010

New Civil Fees

Civil Hearings are held once per month, usually the first Monday of each month. It is the responsibility of the attorney in the case to request that the case be court reported, even though we always send a copy of each calendar to each Judges’ court reporter.

Criminal

We have two terms of court in February and in August. We file the cases and get them ready for trial. The clerk and deputy clerk are responsible for getting out all notices and calendars as well as issuing subpoenas in criminal cases.

Jury Management

We send out all traverse and grand jury summons for court sessions and process excuses to be approved by the judge. We keep jury lists up to date.

Juvenile Court

Juvenile and Adoption records are not open to the public. We file and manage these records but they are kept locked.

Child Support

This office also handles and keeps records of child support payments when it is ordered through the court to be paid through our office. To pay for child support go to www.echolscountygapmts.com or call 1-800-701-8560.

Other Procedures

Military Discharge Records are filed free of charge in this office. Also, copies of these are provided free of charge.

Notary Public Applications and Appointments are filed in the clerk’s office. Fee for this is $37.00.