Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit Superior Courts

 

CHEROKEE COUNTY GEORGIA


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*ON THE CRIMINAL LAW PAGE :[New] Drug Accountability Court forms available.

*Attorneys practicing in the area of criminal law should explore the available accountability court options in the Circuit. In addition to the DUI and Misdemeanor Drug Courts managed through the County's State Court, there is Felony Drug Court managed through the Superior Court and Mental Heath Court that is also managed through the Superior Court but presided over by Judge Keith Wood. Other accountability courts either running or near that point are Veterans Court and Child Support Court

*2017 has also seen the introduction of Superior Court Criminal Calendar Clerks. This change will continue to improve the way cases are managed through the court system. 

*Look for the 2018 Master Court Calendar in late September. The Court is working on several projects to improve customer experience. This site will continue to provide information about the Superior Court. 

GA Child Support Worksheet Calculator: For more information visit Administrative Office of the Courts  website.

*Download the DOMESTIC RELATIONS PRETRIAL ORDER (2014 rev) . It is important that Family Law attorneys use this form when submitting a proposed pre-trial order. The standard form does not include items BRJC Judges expect to see in the proposed order. Also, see the Family Law page for more information.

*OCGA 15-10-54 provides for changes in requirements for redacted information in filings.


Family Law - Downloadable Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit forms, Parenting Plan forms, Child Support Worksheet form, Child Support Addendum forms, Domestic Relations Pretrial Order forms and other forms.

Domestic Violence - A link to family violence forms.

Criminal Law - Link to published jury trial calendars. Forms for BRJC criminal guilty pleas. NOTE: Changes to arraignment procedures, long on the list, are coming soon.

 

Attorney Resources - Information on attorney conflicts, withdrawal, leave of absence. Best practices for Contempt petitions, answers and presentations. Rule 36.4 relating to signatures on pleadings and proposed orders.

Common Information - Various terms and requirements.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: Superior Court will follow the schedule of Cherokee County government offices  unless otherwise noted at Cherokee Clerk of Court Inclement Weather.

INTERPRETERS: Link below to Rules for use of interpreters for non-english speaking and hearing impaired persons.

CRIMINAL TRIAL CALENDARS: Link to published criminal jury trial calendars - on Criminal Law page.


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