Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit Superior Courts

 

CHEROKEE COUNTY GEORGIA


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NOTICE OF JUVENILE COURT JUDGE VACANCY

Pursuant to OCGA 15-11-50, notice is hereby given that the Superior Court Judges of the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit will make an appointment to fill the Juvenile Court judge vacancy resulting from the election of Judge M. Anthony Baker to the Superior Court. The term of appointment begins on January 1, 2019 and expires on December 31, 2022. Application packets may be obtained beginning June 18, 2018 at 9AM in the Office of the Honorable Jackson Harris, Superior Court of Cherokee County, 90 North Street Suite 260, Canton, GA 30114. The application packets will be available during regular office hours until July 6, 2018 at 5PM. Deadline for submission of completed applications is July 9, 2018 at 5PM.  [posted31May2018]

  Download Application packet [link created 01Jun2018]


*ON THE CRIMINAL LAW PAGE :Drug Accountability Court forms available. Other forms, too.

*CALENDAR CLERKS: Criminal Calendar Clerks arrange the scheduling of criminal case in Superior Court. 

The Criminal Calendar Clerks are assigned to judges as follows:

 Judge Harris-Deborah 'Debby' Turner-678-493-6478-daturner@cherokeega.com

 Judge McElyea - Donna Long - 678-493-6477-ddlong@cherokeega.com

 Judge Cannon - April Brown - 678-493-6476-adbrown@cherokeega.com

*2018 MASTER CALENDAR  is now posted on the Calendar page of this site.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MASTER CALENDAR IS AMENDED TO ELIMINATE THE JURY WEEK FOR JULY 23 AND ASSOCIATED CALENDAR CALLS FOR THAT MONTH.

* Information about Worksheet, Calculator and Domestic Relations Pre-trial Order below:  
* GA Child Support Worksheet Calculator: For more information visit Administrative Office of the Courts  website.

*Download the DOMESTIC RELATIONS PRETRIAL ORDER (2014 rev) . Family Law attorneys must use this form when submitting a proposed pre-trial order in Cherokee County.  [The standard form does not include items BRJC Judges expect to see in the proposed order. 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 inclement weather schedule of the county administration unless otherwise noted on the Clerk's website.  Individual Judges hearing jury trials may give separate instructions to the persons involved in those particular trials.

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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