Clayton County Criminal Lawyer

Have you Been Charged with a Criminal Offense in Clayton 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 Clayton County, contact our Clayton 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 Clayton 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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Clayton County, Georgia Court Information

Clayton 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 Clayton County Superior Court. 

Clayton County belongs to the Clayton Judicial Circuit, which consists of four judges. The Chief Judge is the Honorable Albert B. Collier and his office can be reached at 770-477-3495. Judge Deborah Benefield, Judge Geronda Carter and Judge Matthew Simmons are the other three judges of the Clayton Judicial Circuit. Tracy Graham Lawson is the District Attorney for Clayton County and her office can be reached at 770-477-3450. To find out which judge you have been assigned to or for other superior court information, contact the Clerk of Superior Court, Jacquline Willis, at 770-477-3395. Superior Court is located at the Harold R. Banke Justice Center, 9151 Tara Boulevard, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236. 

Clayton County State Court

Clayton County State Court prosecutes misdemeanors and traffic violations that occur in Clayton County but outside of the City Limits of College Park, Forest Park, Jonesboro, Lake City, Lovejoy, Morrow, and Riverdale. There are four judges that preside over Clayton County State Court: Chief Judge Linda S. Cowen, Judge Kathryn L. Powers, Judge Tammi Hayward, and Judge Michael T. Garrett. Clayton County State Court is held at Harold R. Banke Justice Center, 9151 Tara Boulevard, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236.   For information about your ticket or other court information contact the Clerk of Court, Tiki Brown, at 678-479-5521.

College Park Municipal Court

Traffic violation tickets that occur in College Park will go before College Park Municipal Court. The Judge for College Park Municipal Court is the Honorable Monica Ewing. Court is held in City Hall at 3367 Main Street, College Park, Georgia 30337. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call the Clerk of Municipal Court at 404-761-3131.

Forest Park Municipal Court

All cases that involve traffic violations occurring in Forest Park will go before Forest Park Municipal Court. Judge Ronald Freeman presides over Forest Park Municipal Court. Municipal Court is located at 320 Cash Memorial Blvd, Forest Park, Georgia 30297. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 404-608-2363. 

Jonesboro Municipal Court

Jonesboro Municipal Court is located in the Jonesboro Police Department at 170 South Main Street, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236. Judge Keith Wood presides over Commerce Municipal Court. Court is held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. For questions about your ticket or other court information call 770-478-7407.

Lake City Municipal Court

Judge Keith Wood presides over Lake City Municipal Court. It is located at 5455 Jonesboro Road, Lake City, Georgia 30260 and the Court phone number is 404-366-8037.

Lovejoy Municipal Court

If you have received a ticket for a traffic violation in Lovejoy, Georgia, you will go before the Lovejoy Municipal Court. Honorable Crandle Bray is the Judge of Lovejoy Municipal Court. Arraignment is on the 3nd Tuesday on each month at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The Court is located at the 2296 Talmadge Road, Lovejoy, Georgia 30250 For questions about your ticket or for other court information call 678-610-9748.

Morrow Municipal Court

Judge Ronald Freeman presides over Morrow Municipal Court. Morrow Municipal Court is held at 1500 Morrow Road, Morrow, Georgia 30260. For questions about your ticket or other court information contact the Court at 770-960-3012.

Riverdale Municipal Court

Chief Judge Ronald Freeman presides over Riverdale Municipal Court. Riverdale Municipal Court is located in the City Hall at 7200 Church Street, College Park, Georgia 30337. For more information call the Court at 770-991-0462.

Clayton County, Georgia Superior Court

Clayton County, Georgia State Court

College Park Municipal Court

Forest Park Municipal Court

Jonesboro Municipal Court

Lake City Municipal Court

Lovejoy Municipal Court

Morrow Municipal Court

Riverdale Municipal Court

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