Columbia County Criminal Lawyer

Have you Been Charged with a Criminal Offense in Columbia 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 Columbia County, contact our Columbia 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 Columbia County Criminal case. Please check out our reviews and contact our office for a free, no obligation consultation and case evaluation.

Columbia County Criminal Defense Lawyer – Columbia County Criminal Defense Attorney

Columbia County, Georgia Court Information

Columbia 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 Columbia County Superior Court.

Columbia County is part of the Augusta Judicial Circuit. There are eight judges on the circuit that rotate through multiple counties. Honorable J. Carlisle Overstreet is the Chief Judge for the Augusta Judicial Circuit and his office can be reached at 706-821-2444. Judge Michael N. Annis, Judge James G. Blachard Jr., Judge Carl C. Brown Jr., Judge Daniel J. Craig, Judge Sheryl B. Jolly, Judge J. Wade Padgett, and Judge David Roper are the other judges on the Augusta Judicial Circuit. For other superior court information, call the Clerk of Superior Court, Cindy Mason, at 706-312-7139.

Columbia County Probate Court

Columbia County Probate Court prosecutes misdemeanors and traffic violations that occur in Columbia County but outside of the City Limits of Grovetown and Harlem. Judge Alice W. Padgett presides over Columbia County Probate Court. For information about your ticket or other court information call 706-312-7524.

Grovetown Municipal Court

Traffic violation tickets that occur in Grovetown will go before Grovetown Municipal Court. The Judges for Grovetown Municipal Court are the Honorable Travers W. Chance and J. Grady Blanchard. Court is held at 113 East Robinson Avenue, Grovetown, Georgia 30813. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 706-868-9541.

Harlem Municipal Court

Cases that involve misdemeanor traffic violations, shoplifting, and city ordinance violations occurring in Harlem will go before Harlem Municipal Court. Judge Percy J. Blount presides over Harlem Municipal Court. The Court address is 110 N. Milledgeville Road, Harlem, Georgia 30814. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 706-556-3448.

We Can Help

Call The Offices of Lawson and Berry and speak with one of our Georgia Criminal Defense Attorneys to schedule a free consultation. Our Attorneys are highly knowledgeable and will assist you in formulating the best possible defense for your case. We will walk you through every step of the process, and we are dedicated to being accessible to you- days, nights, weekends, and holidays while working hard on your behalf. Your future is at stake, so don't wait to contact us for a free case evaluation.

Contact Us Today for Immediate Help

The time is now to start preparing your defense! Many times people lose the opportunity to put on their best defense because they wait. The importance of hiring a lawyer from the very beginning cannot be overstated! Waiting allows for witnesses to leave the area, evidence to be lost, and memories to fade. All of these have a direct effect on the successful on your case. The time to begin your case and start prepping your defense is now! Contact us today to put on your best Georgia criminal defense!