Floyd County Court

Find Floyd 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.

Cave Spring Municipal Court 10 Cave Spring Road Southwest Cave Spring GA 30124 706-777-3382

Floyd Magistrate Court 3 Government Plaza Rome GA 30161 706-291-5250

Rome Municipal Court 5 Government Plaza Rome GA 30161 706-238-5150

Rome Superior Court 3 Government Plaza Rome GA 30161 706-291-5191

About Floyd County Courts

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

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

Floyd County court records are available to the public at the Floyd 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 Floyd County Courthouses.

Floyd County Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Floyd County, Georgia

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Floyd 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. Floyd 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.