Dawson County Clerk of Court



About the Program

The Clerk of Court is an elected position serving Superior and Juvenile Courts. The Clerk of Superior Court was established by the Constitution of the State of Georgia and is one of four constitutional officers which include the sheriff, the tax commissioner, and the probate judge. The clerk's duties are statutory in nature and are found throughout the Official Code of Georgia. In addition, the clerk has an obligation to follow the court rules for each court they may serve.



General Duties and Responsibilities of the Clerk's Office include:

  • Deed and plat recording
  • Transfer tax and intangible tax collection
  • UCC and lien recording
  • Military discharge recording
  • Civil case filings including domestic matters, adoptions, and garnishments
  • Criminal case filings including felonies and misdemeanors
  • Traffic violations case filings
  • Appeals to Court of Appeals and Supreme Court
  • Notary public appointments
  • Trade name registration
  • Records management
  • Fine and fee collection and disbursement
  • Court registry management


Contact Us


Justin Power
Clerk of Superior and State Courts

Physical Address:
25 Justice Way
Suite 1302
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3510

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm