Clerk's Office
 
 
DeKalb State Court Clerk's Office - Information
Important Announcements

Melanie F. Wilson, Clerk
Sharon C. Bryan, Chief Deputy

The State Court of DeKalb County consists of seven (7) Court Divisions, the Clerk's office, the Marshal's Office and a Probation Office. Each Judge is selected in a county wide election and serves a four (4) year term.

Court Divisions
Division - 1 Judge Alvin T. Wong
Division - 2 Judge Stacey K. Hydrick
Division - 3 Judge Wayne M. Purdom
Division - 4 Judge Johnny Panos
Division - 5 Judge Eleanor L. Ross
Division - 6 Judge Dax E. López
Division - 7 Judge Janis C. Gordon
 

The Magistrate Court of DeKalb County has a Chief Magistrate who is selected in a county wide election and serves a four (4) year term. The Chief Magistrate appoints all Associate Magistrates.

The Chief Magistrate: Judge Berryl A. Anderson
Location: Suite 1240, DeKalb County Courthouse
556 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
404-371-4766
 

Clerk's Office: Melanie F. Wilson, Clerk
Location: DeKalb County Courthouse, 2nd Floor, Suite 230
556 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Main Phone Number: 404-371-2261
Contact Us via eMail: eMail
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m
Monday through Friday (Except Holidays)
Emergency Broadcast:
In the event there is a need for a broadcast, i.e., inclement weather, we will attempt to air any announcement on WSB-AM 750 radio and WSB-TV Channel 2.


Civil Division
Civil Suits: Room 230, DeKalb County Courthouse
Bookkeeping: Room 250, DeKalb County Courthouse
Garnishments: Room 260, DeKalb County Courthouse
Dispossessory: Room 200, DeKalb County Courthouse
Magistrate Civil: Room 230, DeKalb County Courthouse
For further information click here.
 

Criminal Division
Misdemeanor: Room 240, DeKalb County Courthouse
Deposit Account Fraud: (Bad Checks) Room 230, DeKalb County Courthouse
Issuance of Criminal Warrants: Magistrate Court Building
3630 Camp Circle
Phone: 404-294-2150
Fax: 404-294-2145
Magistrate Criminal Court Hours: 8:30 A.M. until 12:00 Midnight, 7 days a week
For further information click here.