THE HONORABLE RUTH A. WILSON

SUPERIOR AND STATE COURT CLERK
ROCKDALE JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Helping the court in the community to be the community in the court.

PRESERVING THE PAST WHILE PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

The Clerk of the Courts is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Office pursuant to the provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. The overarching duty of the Clerk is the care, custody, control and maintenance of the official records of the trial courts. The clerk exercises authority over the policy, management, administration and function of the Office in the interests of judicial efficiency and justice of the Rockdale Judicial Circuit. The Clerk also develops accounting, indexing and case management systems designed to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all reports required by the Uniform Superior Court Rules. It is also the responsibility of the Clerk to ensure appropriate changes are made to comply with new State and Federal legislation and regulations. Some key functions of the Office are described below:

 

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Filing, recording and indexing all documents related to real estate within Rockdale County, including deeds, plats and liens.

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Filing and processing for service of all divorce cases, adoptions, name changes, child support, change of custody and contempts.

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Filing and processing for service all civil cases relating to suit on account, torts, condemnations, and appeals from Magistrate and Probate Court, writs of possession, insurance, etc.

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Filing records and indexes all judgments, tax liens and fifa’s.

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Filing and processing warrants, indictments, accusations and sentences on all felony and misdemeanor cases.

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Processing sentencing packages for Department of Corrections for transfer of prisoners into the state system and reporting all sentencing to GCIC, a division of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.

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Filing and processing all Uniform Commercial Code (UCC’s), liens on personal property for public notice.

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Preparing records of all appeal cases in the Civil, Domestic and Criminal Divisions for the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

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Recording military discharge records.

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Serving as Jury Clerk to the Rockdale County Jury Commission.

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Processing all Temporary Protective Orders to GCIC.

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Maintaining a central database of notaries public.

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Processing traffic citations.

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Oversight of the Board of Equalization.

As an extra service to the public, the Clerk of Courts office accepts and processes applications for Passports as an Acceptance Agent of the U.S. Department of State.

CONTACT THE CLERK:

CONTACT US

COURT HOUSE ADDRESS

922 Court Street
Conyers, GA 30012

Mailing Address -
Superior Court Clerk's Office
P.O. Box 937
Conyers, GA 30012

Phone: (770) 278-7900
Fax: (770) 278-7921
Jury Phone: (770) 278-7902

Mailing Address -
State Court Clerk's Office
P.O. Box 938
Conyers, GA 30012

Mailing Address -
Board of Equalization
P.O. Box 210
Conyers, GA 30012