The Superior Court of Cobb County is a court of general jurisdiction handling both civil and criminal law actions. The Superior Court has concurrent jurisdiction with State Court over cases involving misdemeanors, contract disputes, premises liability, and various other actions. In addition, the Superior Court has exclusive equity jurisdiction over all cases of divorce, title to land, and felonies involving jury trials, including death penalty cases. The Superior Court of Cobb County has ten elected judges who preside over jury trials, rule on evidence, hear motions, and render verdicts in bench trials. Each Superior Court Judge is elected to a four year term.
Request to Waive In-Custody Transport (*Read instructions below before completing this form. Important Note: An attorney may request that an in-custody defendant not be transported for a routine court appearance using the Request to Waive In Custody Transport form above. Once completed, this form must be emailed or otherwise forwarded to both the assigned judge's office and the assigned prosecutor, in order for it to be effective.)