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Laurens County Magistrate Court

Chief Magistrate
Thomas C. Bobbitt, III


Judge Faith L. Snell
Judge Yancey M. Brown
Secretary Paige McAllister

Clerk of Court:   Jackie Dalton

Mailing Address:                Clerk of Court
                                                P. O. Box 2028
                                                Dublin Georgia 31040
Physical Address:             101 N. Jefferson Street
                                                Dublin Georgia 31021

Office Phone:                      478-296-0700
Fax Number:                       478-275-0035

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday- Friday
                                         Closed Saturday and Sunday

Judges at Laurens County Law Enforcement Center
511 Southern Pines Road
Dublin Georgia 31021
Phone: 478-272-1522
Fax: 478-275-3037

Office Hours:                       8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday
                                                9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Saturday
                                                9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Sunday

                                                6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday


Mission Statement

The Magistrate Court has general civil jurisdiction over civil cases of up to $15,000.00, these cases may include personal injury cases, contract disputes, construction cases and other cases of a general nature. The Court also handles garnishments, dispossessory actions, and writs of possession.

The Magistrate Court also has criminal jurisdiction over various State Law violations, such as criminal trespass, possession of marijuana, underage drinking, theft by shoplifting, deposit account fraud cases, and various ordinance violations.

The Court issues warrants for violations of the criminal laws of the State, sets bonds on these offenses and conducts preliminary hearings as a Court of Inquiry.


The Magistrate Court conducts hearings in the following cases:

  • First Appearance Hearings/Bond Hearings are every day at the Laurens County Law Enforcement Center Courtroom. Please see office hours on the far right.
  • Arraignments in misdemeanor bad check cases, state law violations, and county ordinance violations first and third Thursdays of each month at 9:00 a.m.
  • Criminal Motions first and third Wednesdays of each month at 9:00 a.m.
  • Pre-warrant application hearings each Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Dispossessory/eviction hearings each Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
  • Civil claims, Garnishments, contract disputes, and other cases up to $15,000.00 first and third Fridays of each month at 9:00 a.m.
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last updated July 5, 2018