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PRESIDING JUDGE

Week of September 15, 2014 -- Judge Doris L. Downs -- Courtroom 7-F


YOLANDA L. LEWIS ELECTED TO GCCA

ATLANTA (September 16, 2014) - Yolanda L. Lewis, District Court Administrator and the Court Administrator for the Superior Court of Fulton County, has been elected the Georgia Council of Court Administrators (GCCA) vice-president-elect. She will assume the position of vice-president on January 1, 2015 for a one-year term. View the full press release for more information.


SUPERIOR AND STATE COURT JUDGES REACH AGREEMENT

ATLANTA (September 3, 2014) – The Judges of the Superior Court and State Court of Fulton County have reached a tentative agreement regarding an improved procedure for processing their training and business related travel requests, thereby negating the need for the scheduled show cause hearing. View the full press release for more information.


FREE FAMILY LAW CLINIC

ATLANTA (August 27, 2014) - The Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division in partnership with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) and the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association (GHBA) is pleased to announce a new pilot project beginning this September designed to address the growing need for legal assistance for the self-represented individuals in family court. The Fulton County Family Law Clinic (FLC) will provide legal services to low income persons, including non-English speaking litigants, involved in family matters.  View the full press release for more information.


MEDIA ORDER FOR ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS TRIAL

The Superior Court of Fulton County releases Administrative Media Order to govern special interest/high profile proceedings such as the Atlanta Public Schools Trial.  Click the link to view the Administrative Media Order in PDF format.


OFFICE MOVE FOR TPOs

Effective immediately, the Superior Court Family Division Administrative Offices including the One Stop Office for Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs) has been moved to the 2nd floor (# 2Q) in the Justice Center Building, 160 Pryor Street SW, Atlanta until further notice.

Citizens seeking additional information regarding services may contact the Family Division at 404-612-0505.


JUDICIAL AGENCY WARNS OF FALSE COURT CASE EMAIL SCAM

ATLANTA (May 29, 2014) - The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has received notice of a new round of “Court Case” email scams. The emails purportedly inform recipients they are to appear in court as a judge may hear their case regardless of their attendance. These emails have an attachment.

Please be warned that these emails appear to be a scam and false. For security reasons, recipients of the email are advised not to open the attachment accompanying these emails as they may contain a virus or other malware.

Read the full press release for more information and to see a sample scam email.


THE SUPERIOR COURT OF FULTON COUNTY LAUNCHES SPEAKERS BUREAU

ATLANTA  (January 14, 2014) - The Superior Court of Fulton County is pleased to announce the launch of its Speakers Bureau.  The Speakers Bureau will allow the public to request a Judge, Court Administrator, or a program staff member to participate in organizational events and speaking engagements. See the full press release for more information.