DeKalb County Courts are judicial bodies that resolves legal disputes at the federal, Georgia State, or local DeKalb County level. Courts typically specialize in a particular area of law, such as criminal, civil, family, and traffic courts. Courts also create records about their cases, which provide information about the defendant and plaintiffs in a trial, the charges brought against an individual, the outcome of a trial, and any sentences, court decrees, or probation orders. Any type of judicial action creates a paper trail, and many courts provide online access to their case records. This includes records on criminal misdemeanors and felonies, divorces, lawsuits against businesses, civil rights violations, complaints about sexual harassment or discrimination, and more. Court databases often allow the public to search cases by the names of the people involved.
Atlanta Magistrate Court I Atlanta GA 1800 Century Boulevard Northeast 30345 404-325-5324
Atlanta Magistrate Court III Atlanta GA 3 Corporate Boulevard Northeast 30329 404-320-0088
Atlanta Magistrate Court XIII Atlanta GA 2400 Century Parkway Northeast 30345 404-728-5400
Avondale Estates Municipal Court Avondale Estates GA 21 North Avondale Road 30002 404-294-5400
Chamblee Municipal Court Chamblee GA 3518 Broad Street 30341 770-986-5004
Clarkston Municipal Court Clarkston GA 3921 Church Street 30021 404-296-0998
Decatur Magistrate Court I Decatur GA 3630 Camp Circle 30032 404-508-0368
Decatur Magistrate Court II Decatur GA 755 Commerce Drive 30030 404-378-3555
Decatur Magistrate Court III Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-4766
Decatur Magistrate Court V Decatur GA 2585 Shetland Drive 30033
Decatur Magistrate Court VI Decatur GA 309 Sycamore Street 30030 404-373-4562
Decatur Magistrate Court VII Decatur GA 201 Winnona Drive 30030 404-370-0890
Decatur Magsitrate Court IV Decatur GA 119 East Maple Street 30030 404-377-5531
Decatur Municipal Court Decatur GA 509 North McDonough Street 30030 404-370-4100
Decatur State Court Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-2261
Decatur Superior Court Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-2441
Dekalb Magistrate Court I Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-4766
Dekalb Magistrate Court II Decatur GA 125 Clairemont Avenue 30030 404-687-9977
Doraville Magistrate Court Doraville GA 3725 Park Avenue 30340 770-451-8745
Doraville Municipal Court Doraville GA 3765 Park Avenue 30340 770-455-1001
Lithonia Magistrate Court Lithonia GA 6980 Main Street 30058
Lithonia Municipal Court Lithonia GA 6980 Main Street 30058 770-482-5971
Pine Lake Municipal Court Pine Lake GA 462 Clubhouse Drive 30072 404-292-4250
Stone Mountain Municipal Court Stone Mountain GA 922 Main Street 30083 770-879-4980
Tucker Magistrate Court Tucker GA 4500 Hugh Howell Road 30084 770-621-0290
Departments of Justice in DeKalb County are executive departments that operate at the Federal or Georgia State level. It is responsible for enforcing the law, including both criminal and civil cases. DeKalb County Departments of Justice are led by the Attorney General, and they prosecute cases on a range of issues, including tax law violations, civil rights violations, drug charges, and voting rights violations. They maintain case records on all of their cases, which provide information about the accused and the trial itself, including testimony and witnesses, as well as the court's ruling. A DeKalb County case search can identify any person or business that the Department of Justice has prosecuted, including the outcome of the case. These records may be searchable by name on the Department of Justice website.
Atlanta Georgia Department of Justice Atlanta GA 2071 Hosea L Williams Drive Southeast 30317 404-370-5097
Tucker Georgia Department of Justice Tucker GA 1400 Montreal Road, 100 30084 404-679-4949
DeKalb County Juvenile Justice Centers handle youth who have broken the law in a separate system from adult offenders. For juvenile offenders, who are seventeen or younger, DeKalb County case records may show all arrests, referrals to agencies of intake centers, bookings at DeKalb County detention centers, and records from the adjudication process. These DeKalb County case files may also include psychological assessments, probation, court-ordered restitution, or placements in a juvenile correction facility. These records may be sealed because of their personal nature, but even partial or redacted records may provide important information on a person's juvenile record. Juvenile Justice Centers may provide access to their case records on their websites.
Decatur Georgia Juvenile Justice Decatur GA 3408 Covington Highway 30032 404-508-7200
DeKalb County District Attorney Offices prosecute legal cases on behalf of the public, including both criminal and civil cases. The office maintains records on prior and ongoing cases, such as prosecutions for criminal felonies and misdemeanors like assault, battery, robbery, and homicide. The DeKalb County Court cases also include civil trials against businesses or individuals who have broken the law. A DeKalb County case search can identify litigants in a trial and show whether an individual has any criminal convictions or complaints. This makes the District Attorney Office an important resource when conducting a DeKalb County background check. District Attorneys may provide online access to their court case information on their websites.
Dekalb County Prosecuting Attorney Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-2561