04/14/2021
City of Elberton
P.O. Box 70
Elberton, GA 30635
(706) 213-3100

ELBERTON MUNICIPAL COURT

FUNCTIONS

The City of Elberton Municipal Court is a limited jurisdiction court that has the authority under OCGA 36-32-1 to hear and adjudicate misdemeanor traffic offenses and city ordinance violations that occur within the corporate limits of Elberton. The Elberton Municipal Court has the right and power to receive guilty pleas, conduct non-jury trials, and impose sentences in the manner required by law.

COURT APPEARANCES

Elbert Municipal Court is located at 203 Elbert Street, Elberton GA 30635.

The Elbert Municipal Court may only hear cases involving adults, ages 17 and over. Juvenile Court hears all cases brought against juveniles under the age of 17.

City Court is generally held on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Courtroom.

Must Appear Offenses:

Court appearance is mandatory for the following charges. Failure to appear on any of these charges may result in the issuance of a bench warrant and suspension of your driving privileges.

  • DUI
  • Hit and Run
  • Suspended, Canceled, or Revoked License
  • Racing
  • Aggressive Driving
  • Driving on Suspended Tag or Registration
  • No Insurance
  • Reckless Driving
  • Shoplifting
  • VGCSA (Misdemeanor Marijuana)
  • No Proof of Insurance
  • Operating with Suspended/Canceled Registration
  • Fleeing/Attempting to Elude Police
  • Underage Possession of Alcohol
  • Furnishing Alcohol to Underage Persons
  • Sale of Alcohol to Underage Persons
  • Public Intoxication
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Driver’s Under 21 Years of Age
  • Any 4 or More Point Offense
  • Speeding 24 MPH or More Over the Limit
PAYMENT OF FINES

If your appearance is NOT mandatory and you do not wish to come to court, then your payment MUST be received by 5:00 p.m. on the day of your court date.

Citations may be paid:

  • By Phone: (706) 213-3278
  • By Mail: (please include the citation with the payment):
  • P.O. Box 70
  • Elberton, GA 30635-0070

Acceptable forms of payment include personal check (within the State of Georgia only), money order, cashier’s checks, cash, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).