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Director's Division

Marla S. Moore, AOC Director

The Director's Division oversees the AOC's work, serving as a liaison between the agency's governing body, the Judicial Council of Georgia, and its divisions and offices. The Director's Division is comprised of Human Resources, Communications, Governmental and Trial Court Liaison, General Counsel, and Budget Development. The director determines priorities, strategy, and direction of the agency and oversees its divisions. Read More

 

Court Services

Molly JM Perry, Court Services Division Director

The Court Services Division assesses court processes and operations, identifies opportunities for improvement, and proposes innovative solutions for court professionals, judges, and court systems. Read More

 

Financial Administration

Randy Dennis, Financial Administration Division Director

The Financial Administration Division provides fiscal services for the Judicial Council, AOC, courts, and other judicial branch organizations. Services provided include: payroll administration, budget preparation and management, audit compliance, invoicing, fixed asset management, and accounts receivable and payable. Staff also provides budget data to the Governor and General Assembly on behalf of each Judicial Council budgetary unit.  Read More

 

Information Technology

Jorge Basto, Information Technology Division Director

The Information Technology Division develops and supports court automation projects including the Child Support E-filing System, the AOC Judicial Information and Customer Portal, local case management and docketing systems for participating Georgia courts, and EXPRESS for e-citation solutions. Staff manages desktop software and equipment, the AOC network, e-mail, websites, and listservs. Read More

 

Judicial News

Policies and Fees for Court Reporting Services in Criminal Cases
 
March 18, 2015
Georgia Domestic Violence Deaths Examined, Recommendations Addressed
 
March 16, 2015
OBITUARY: J. CARLTON LAWSON, former Superior Court Clerk, Emanuel County
Augusta Chronicle

 

March 14, 2015
New judge joins Coweta Circuit
LaGrange Daily News

 

Superior Court swears in first female chief magistrate
Marietta Daily Journal

 

 March 13, 2015
22 Make Daily Report's First Lifetime Achievement List
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

New Forsyth County Courthouse Dedicated
Forsyth County News
 
March 11, 2015
Judges discuss ways to better serve military families in court
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

 

Fulton Courthouse to observe moment of silence on 10th anniversary of shootings
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

March 6, 2015
Chatham County judge to tackle mental competence issues
Savannah Morning News

 

March 5, 2015
Removing child from home not an easy decision
Oconee Enterprise

 

March 3, 2015
Georgia's Tax Refund Intercept Program for Unpaid Court Debts 

 

March 2, 2015
Champion for Change
Covington News

 

New Cobb County Chief Magistrate Named
East Cobb Patch

 

February 25, 2015
Judge Lawton Stephens Honored by State Bar
Athens Banner Herald

 

February 24, 2015
Judicial Council to meet in Atlanta
 
February 19, 2015
Amnesty program offers a chance to avoid contempt fines
Rome News-Tribune
 
Phelps named new Superior Court Judge
Madison Journal Today
 
February 18, 2015
Cobb State Court Sets the State to Celebrate its 50th Anniversary
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

Drug Court Program Holds Graduation
Fannin.Fetch

 

February 15, 2015
Georgia justice reforms working, report says
Augusta Chronicle

 

City offers limited chance to get warrant wiped off books
Creative Loafing

 

February 12, 2015
State Court Judge Nancy Bills honored for decade on bench, 20 years of service
Rockdale News

 

OBITUARY: JUDGE CARSON SHAFER
Legacy.com

 

February 11, 2015
Vets help vets stay out of jail through a unique Fulton County court
Atlanta magazine
 
February 10, 2015
Judge Meng Lim's Journey to the Georgia Superior Court
Georgia Public Broadcasting

  

February 9, 2015
Veterans Treatment Court Starting in Coweta
Newnan Times Herald

 

Risk, Old Wives Tales and Juvenile Justice Reform
National Council on Crime & Delinquency
 
February 7, 2015
Sakrison sworn in as New Superior Court Judge
Newnan Times Herald

 

February 6, 2015
Outspoken Judge Wendy Shoob: Cases Stem from Society's Ills
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

How Ga. Drug Court Saved the Davis Family
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

 

 

February 4, 2015
Rotary Tackles Human Trafficking
Dunwoody Crier
 
Sakrison chosen as newest Judge on Coweta Circuit
Newnan Times Herald

 

Charlton's own Brooks named newest judge
Charlton County Herald

 

Phelps named as next superior court judge
Elberton Star

 

New Magistrate Judge Takes Office
Canton-Sixes Patch

 

Federal court gets a new magistrate
Brunswick News

 

January 31, 2015
Chatham speciality court helps families find stability
Savannah Morning News

 

January 30, 2015
States Reinvests in Juvenile Justice
National Conference of State Legislatures

 

January 26, 2015
DeKalb Judge Shares Thoughts on Accountability Courts, Diversity
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

January 7, 2015
Judge pleased with progress of Veterans Court participants
accessnorthgeorgia.com
 
January 2, 2015
Rebuilding to Start Soon on Burned Courthouse
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

January 1, 2015
Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson named one of 100 Most Influential Georgians
Georgia Trend
 
December 20, 2014
Chatham County judges making justice swifter for major crimes
Savannah Morning News

 

December 19, 2014
Bucci forsees heavy workload for newest Superior Court judge
Neighbor Newspaper - Paulding County

 

December 17, 2014
DeKalb County Recorder's Court is largest e-court in state
AJC.com
 
New Magistrate Court system assists self-represented litigants
Savannah Morning News
 
December 16, 2014
DeKalb County judge appointed to state judicial council
AJC.com
 
December 15, 2014
OBITUARY: Judge Watson White
Marietta Daily Journal
 
December 12, 2014
Three states lead the way for Juvenile Justice reforms
Pew Charitable Trusts

 

December 11, 2014
McDaniel sworn in as superior court judge
Valdosta today

 

 

December 9, 2014
Lim sworn in as newest superior court judge
Polk Fish Wrap

 

Probate Judges Announce Scholarship Contest

 

December 8, 2014
Governor Names One, Receives Nominess for Two Seats
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

December 5, 2014
Judge Patricia Barron receives faculty medallion at conference
Athens Banner Herald

 

December 3, 2014
Drug Free Coalition honors retiring Juvenile Court Judge
Gainesville Times
 
JNC recommends candidates for Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit
jnc.georgia.gov

 

December 2, 2014
Deal appoints Pataula Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge
gov.georgia.gov
 
December 1, 2014
OBITUARY: SENIOR JUDGE GEORGE B. CULPEPPER III
Macon Telegraph
 
2014 Judicial News Archives