Athens Court Records Search

See Athens, GA courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.

List of Athens Courts

Athens Magistrate Court 325 East Washington Street Athens GA 30601 706-613-3310

Athens Municipal Court 325 East Washington Street Athens GA 30601 706-613-3690

Athens Superior Court 325 East Washington Street Athens GA 30601 706-613-3240

Find Athens Court Records

Athens Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Athens, GA, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Athens. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Athens Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Athens Criminal Courts and Athens Civil Courts.

Athens Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Athens, GA maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Athens Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Athens Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Georgia State level in Athens contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Georgia Civil Courts have records on Athens adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Athens Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Athens

Athens Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Athens subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from an Athens Court.

Contact Athens Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Athens, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Court, or Georgia State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.