Chatham County Criminal Lawyer

Have you Been Charged with a Criminal Offense in Chatham County, Georgia?

Lawson and Berry is a law firm dedicated to Georgia Criminal Defense. We have over 50 combined years of criminal experience and know how to use this knowledge and skill to get you the best outcome possible for your case. If you have been charged with a crime in Chatham County, contact our Chatham County Criminal Defense Attorneys today. Our firm has experience defending clients facing all manner of criminal charges. We are well versed in criminal law and have successfully represented clients through cases involving burglary, assault, battery, DUI, and murder. We will work tirelessly to develop a hard-hitting defense for your Chatham County Criminal case. Please check out our reviews and contact our office for a free, no obligation consultation and case evaluation.

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Chatham County, Georgia Court Information

Chatham County Superior Court

The Superior Court is Georgia's general jurisdiction trial court. It has jurisdiction over both criminal cases such as felony cases, divorce cases, equity cases and cases that involve a jury. For example, if you are charged with a misdemeanor or traffic violation but request a jury trial, you will be transferred to Chatham County Superior Court. 

Chatham County belongs to the Eastern Judicial Circuit, which consists of six judges. The Chief Judge is the Honorable Michael L. Karpf and his office can be reached at 912-652-7460. Judge Louisa Abbot, Judge James F. Bass Jr., Judge Penny Haas Freesemann, Judge John E. Morse, Judge Timothy R. Walmsley, and Senior Judge Perry Brannen are the other five judges of the Eastern Judicial Circuit. To find out which judge you have been assigned to or for other superior court information, contact the Clerk of Superior Court at 912-652-7200. Superior Court is located at 133 Montgomery Street, Suite 304, Savannah, Georgia 31401.

Chatham County State Court

Chatham County State Court prosecutes misdemeanors and traffic violations that occur in Chatham County but outside of the City Limits of Bloomingdale, Garden City, Pooler, Port Wentworth, Thunderbolt, and Tybee Island. There are three judges that preside over Chatham County State Court: Chief Judge H. Gregory Fowler, Judge Gregory V. Sapp, and Judge Hermann W. Coolidge. Chatham County State Court is held at 133 Montgomery Street, Savannah, Georgia 31412. For information about your ticket or other court information call 912-652-7274.

Bloomingdale Municipal Court

Traffic violation tickets that occur in Bloomindale will go before Bloomingdale Municipal Court. The Judge for Bloomingdale Municipal Court is the Honorable Tom Edenfield. Court is held in City Hall located at 8 U.S. Highway 80, Bloomingdale, Georgia 31302. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call the Clerk of Municipal Court at 912-652-7141. 

Garden City Municipal Court

All cases that involve traffic violations occurring in Garden City will go before Garden City Municipal Court. Judge Tom Edenfield presides over Garden City Municipal Court. Municipal Court is located at 100 Central Avenue, Garden City, Georgia 31405. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 912-966-7777.

Pooler Municipal Court

Pooler Municipal Court is located at 119 West Highway 80, Pooler, Georgia 31332. Judge Hamrick Gnann Jr and Judge Derek White preside over Pooler Municipal Court. For questions about your ticket or other court information call 912-748-7333.

Port Wentworth Municipal Court 

Judge Derek White presides over Port Wentworth Municipal Court. It is located at 305 South Coastal Highway, Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407 and the Court phone number is 912-964-4260.

Thunderbolt Municipal Court

Chief Judge Willie T. Yancey and Associate Judge Thomas J. Mahoney, III preside over Thunderbolt Municipal Court. Court is held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Court is held on the second floor of the Thunderbolt Municipal Complex, Room 205, at 2821 River Drive, Thunderbolt, Georgia 31404. For questions about your ticket or other court information contact the Court at 912-629-4667.

Tybee Island Municipal Court

Judge Steven Scheer presides over Tybee Island Municipal Court. Tybee Island Municipal Court is located at 78 Van Horne Drive, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328. For more information call the Court at 912-786-5635.  

Chatham County Superior Court

Chatham County State Court

Bloomingdale Municipal Court

Garden City Municipal Court

Pooler Municipal Court

Port Wentworth Municipal Court

Thunderbolt Municipal Court

Tybee Island Municipal Court

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