Cobb County Government



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The State Court of Cobb County handles Civil Law Suits, Garnishments, Eviction Proceedings, Personal Property Foreclosures, Domestic Violence Hearings, Traffic Violations and Misdemeanor Cases. Please take a minute to browse our page.

Most traffic citations may be paid by phone or online.

Please note the following when paying online:

  • Tickets are payable online after they have been received and processed by the court. This may take up to 10 business days.
  • Your online payment must be made no later than 6:00 AM EST two (2) days before your court date. For example, a ticket for a Wednesday court date must be paid no later than 6:00 AM on Monday. Citations are not payable on-line after the court date.
  • Non-payable citations will not be available online. If it has been at least 10 business days since you received your citation, and you are unable to access your citation online please call 770 528-2660 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.



Senate Bill 255 from the 2016 Georgia General Assembly contains major revisions to Georgia's Garnishment Code.

Effective June 1, 2016

Pursuant to House Bill 851, filing Fees for all civil actions filed in the State Court of Cobb County will increase from $195.00 to $199.00.



Notice to all persons filing Civil or Garnishment Cases in the State Court Clerk's Office of Cobb County: Please see State Requirements for Redacting Personal Information at O.C.G.A. ยง9-11-7.1



Contact Number: 770-528-1216

The employees of this division are responsible for filing and processing lawsuits, garnishments, evictions, personal property foreclosures and collecting cost adherent thereto. Other duties include docketing any type of pleading filed on these cases. The Civil Division collects garnishment funds on all State Court garnishment cases. This division also schedules and publishes calendars for seven (7) State Court Division I Judges.

Deputy Clerks are available by phone to check the status of civil cases. For phone assistance, please have your case number available when possible.



Contact Number: 770-528-1246

The cases processed by the Criminal Division are categorized into three different types of cases: Traffic Violations Bureau (T.V.B.) cases (traffic citations allowing payment of bond/fine in lieu of court appearance), Traffic cases (traffic citations that require a court appearance or involve an accident), and Misdemeanor cases.

In 2017, the Criminal Division filed 5,503 misdemeanor cases and 41,149 traffic cases.