Municipal Court represents the Judicial Branch of our local Government. The Municipal Court system consists of the Municipal Court Judge, the Prosecutor, Indigent Defense Attorney, Court Certified Interpreter, the Bailiff, and the Clerk of Court. Our goal is to protect the integrity of the judicial process, to build public trust and confidence in the court system by serving all in a courteous, conscientious, and fair manner.
The Municipal Courtroom is in the city hall annex at 113 East Robinson Ave., Groveto-wn. See the 2009 court schedule for dates and times of court sessions. Please check your citation for the specific date that you must appear or call the Grovetown Municipal Court at 706-868-9541.
Municipal Court has a full time prosecutor whose duty is to present cases to be heard by the Judges in Municipal Court.
The Municipal Court Judges are appointed by City Council and serve at the discretion of the Mayor. The Judges hear the cases presented in Municipal Court and conduct First Appearance Hearings, if needed, at the jail or via web cam.
Municipal Court is a misdemeanor court that has jurisdiction over city ordinances, traffic offenses and other violations provided by law. The court has the power and authority to enforce judgment by imposing penalties as provided by law. The maximum sentence that can be imposed is 12 months in jail.
The Court Clerk, Laura McManus, assists the general public with questions related to Municipal Court, collects, receipts and balances money received for cases, prepares the court calendar, correspondence, contempt letters, reschedules and mails notices to all parties, attends court, records all decisions made by the Judge into the docket, maintains court dockets, records information and files all pleadings and notes all disposition cases, prepares and maintains citation files, and transfers all cases to State Court when defendants request a jury trial.
Clerk of Municipal Court
113 East Robinson Ave..
Grovetown, Georgia 30813
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.