Alcovy Judicial Circuit News

Important News and Holiday Schedule

Oct 12, 2018

The Newton County Judicial Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018, and the Walton County Government Building will be closed at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 21, and all day on Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018, in observance of Thanksgiving.  
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ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING JURY DUTY SCAM
 
IF SOMEONE CALLS AND SAYS YOU DIDN'T SHOW UP FOR JURY DUTY AND THAT THEY ARE MARSHALLS AND HAVE A WARRANT FOR YOUR ARREST AND THAT A FINE IS OWED PLEASE DO NOT GIVE THEM YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND OR CREDIT CARD NUMBER.   THE CLERK'S OFFICE WOULD NEVER CALL AND TELL YOU THERE IS A WARRANT FOR YOUR ARREST OR THAT YOU OWE MONEY OR ASK FOR A CREDIT CARD FOR PAYMENT.   
YOU MAY GET A CALL FROM THE CLERK'S OFFICE IF YOU DON/T SHOW UP OR A LETTER GIVING YOU ANOTHER DATE TO SHOW CAUSE WHY YOU DIDN'T SHOW UP HOWEVER NEVER TO PAY MONEY. 
THIS IS A SCAM ..... PLEASE DON'T FALL FOR THIS HANG UP IMMEDIATELY AND CALL THE CLERK'S OFFICE AT 770-784-2035.
 
THANK YOU 
Linda D. Hays 
Clerk of Superior and Magistrate Courts
CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER
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Rule 22 - Regarding the use of electronic devices in courtrooms and recording of judicial proceedings has been amended effective May 1, 2018.  Rule 22 and Request to Record Proceedings.

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 Special Notice from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Human Trafficking Notice

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