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Important News and Holiday Schedule

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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Alcovy Circuit Resource Court Newsletter

The Alcovy Circuit Resource Court is a collaborative court designed to address the needs of individuals diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness who have committed criminal act(s) and who are being prosecuted for those acts by the Newton County and Walton County District Attorney's office.  For more information see our newsletters below.

September Resource Court Newsletter

August Resource Court Newsletter

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