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The Administrative Division provides for the:
  • Administration of the office and accounting for all funds paid into the registries of the court.
  • Issuing and approving applications for notary public commissions.
  • Filing and maintaining all partnership records.
  • Filing and maintaining all trade name registrations.
  • Filing and maintaining Attorney Bar Admission records.
  • Filing and maintaining Military Discharge records.
  • Filing physician’s license and maintaining Physician’s Registry.
  • Administering oaths.

The Judicial Division provides for the:
  • Filing, storing, and retrieving civil and criminal court records.
  • Providing support to the court through management of court records and attendance during court proceedings.
  • Issuing subpoenas, summonses, and trial notices.
  • Transmitting dispositions to the Georgia Crime Information Center and the Department of Driver Services.
  • Transmitting civil filing and disposition information to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority.
  • Preparing Appeals for transmission to the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
  • Preparing Prisoner Packages for electronic transmission to the Department of Corrections.
  • Transmitting Family Violence Protective Orders and Stalking Protective Orders to the Georgia Crime Information Center.

The Real and Personal Property Division provides for the:
  • Receiving, indexing, maintaining, and recording deeds, plats, liens, and UCC Financing Statements.
  • Collecting and disbursing intangible recording and real estate transfer taxes.
  • Transmitting deed, lien, plat, and UCC data and images to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority.
  • Maintaining accessible real and personal property indexes.
In addition, clerks of superior court may serve as:
  • Jury Clerks -- Maintain and manage jury pool information, summon jurors, and manage juries during jury selection.
  • Passport Acceptance Agents – Process U. S. Passport Applications for transmittal to the U.S. State Department.
  • State Court Clerk, Juvenile Court Clerk, and Magistrate Court Clerk.
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