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Important Dates of Closing

The Newton County Judicial Center will be closed for business until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018, due to the Judicial Center Addition Dedication Ceremony scheduled for 10:00 a.m.  The ceremony will take place in front of the Judicial Center. See invitation above or click here for printable version of invitation.   Immediately following the ceremony there will be an open house and the public will be allowed to tour the Judicial Center.  The building will reopen for business at 1:00 p.m.  Stay tuned for parking and shuttle information. 

The Newton County Judicial Center will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018, in observance of Veteran's Day. 

 

 

Newton County Judicial Building Addition

The Newton County Judicial Center Addition was dedicated on October 19, 2018, with the Honorable Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, as guest speaker.  

 

WARNING: TELEPHONE FRAUD INVOLVING JURY DUTY 

The Newton and Walton County Clerk of Courts, their staff, or the Newton or Walton County Sheriff's Deputies will not call jurors that have failed to report for jury duty service and ask for personal information such as social security number, birth date, bank account number, or credit card information.  It has been reported that scammers trying to commit identity theft have been contacting potential victims and telling them they failed to report for jury duty.  They ask for confidential information for "verification" purposes and if the information is refused they tell the potential victim a warrant will be issued for their arrest. Scammers are also telling citizens they owe a fine of $1500 to $2000 and to buy Green Dot cards, give them the card number off the card and bring the card to the Clerk's office. THIS IS A SCAM.  Do not buy Green Cards or Give Money, Bank Account or Personal Information over the phone.  There have been reports of this scam in Newton County.  Please report phone scams to your local police or sheriff's department.

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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