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Magistrate court

Megan Coile
Chief Magistrate Judge


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Jurisdiction for the Court is found in Georgia law at O.C.G.A. 15-10-2. Additional information may be found at your local library and in the Uniform Rules of the Magistrate Court


  • Issuance of Warrants

  • Statement of Claims Not Exceeding $15,000

  • Dispossessories

  • Garnishments


  • Interrogatories

  • Foreclosure of Personal Property

  • Issue Writs

  • Adjudicate County Ordinance Violations

  • Adjudicate Mobile Home Decal Violations

  • Adjudicate Deposit Account Fraud Cases (Bad Checks)

  • Adjudicate Limited Misdemeanors

  • Issue Subpoenas

  • Conduct Hearings

The Magistrate Court Does Not and Can Not Provide Legal Advice. The Court encourages those who are seeking legal advice to consult an attorney. 

Public Notice

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 356
Lexington, GA 30648


Physical Address:
109 East Boggs St
Lexington, GA 30648



P: (706) 743-8321
F: (706) 743-3177


Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday,

8 am-12 pm & 1 pm-5 pm


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Bad Checks Ten Day Letter

Deposit Account Fraud Warrant Application

Statement of Claim


Foreclosure of Personal Property

Garnishment - Regular

Garnishment - Continuing

Garnishment - Financial Institution


USE THE FORMS ON THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK: In no event will the Magistrate Court or any person contributing to the development of these forms or instructions be liable for any damages resulting from the use of this packet. These forms may not be appropriate for your particular case. In addition, due to the changing nature of the law, the information in these instructions and forms may be or become outdated. You should review any statutes (laws) mentioned in the packets to make sure the forms are current. It is strongly recommended that you obtain the services of an attorney. 

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