Candler County Court

Find Candler County Georgia courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Candler Magistrate Court 2 South East Broad Street Metter GA 30439 912-685-2888

Metter Magistrate Court 35 South East Broad Street Metter GA 30439 912-685-2888

Metter Municipal Court 10 Candler Street Metter GA 30439 912-685-5437

Metter Superior Court 355 South East Broad Street Metter GA 30439 912-685-3093

About Candler County Courts

Courts in Candler County, GA are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Candler County and Georgia law and are housed in Candler County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Candler County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Candler County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Candler County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Candler County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Candler County background checks
Candler County Court Records

Candler County court records are available to the public at the Candler County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Candler County Courthouses.

Candler County Trial Courts

Candler County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Candler County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Candler County Probate Courts and Candler County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Candler County, Georgia

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Candler County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

Georgia Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Candler County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in Georgia are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in Georgia state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the Georgia Supreme Court.