Macon County Court

Find Macon 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.

Ideal Municipal Court 605 Tom Watson Street Ideal GA 31041 478-949-2720

Marshallville Magistrate Court 111 Main Street West Marshallville GA 31057 478-472-8509

Marshallville Municipal Court 111 Main Street West Marshallville GA 31057 478-967-2231

Montezuma Municipal Court 408 South Dooly Street Montezuma GA 31063 478-472-6832

Oglethorpe Magistrate Court 101 South Sumter Street Oglethorpe GA 31068 478-472-8509

Oglethorpe Municipal Court 115 Chatham Street Oglethorpe GA 31068 478-472-7538

Oglethorpe Superior Court 121 South Sumter Street Oglethorpe GA 31068 478-472-7661

About Macon County Courts

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

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

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

Macon County Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Macon County, Georgia

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