Sumter County Criminal Lawyer

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

Sumter County Criminal Defense Lawyer – Sumter County Criminal Defense Attorney

Sumter County, Georgia Court Information

Sumter 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 Sumter County Superior Court. 

Sumter County is part of the Southwestern Judicial Circuit. There are three judges on the circuit that rotate through multiple counties. Honorable R. Rucker Smith is the Chief Judge for the Southwestern Judicial Circuit and his office can be reached at 229-928-4554. Judge George M. Peagler Jr. and W. James Sizemore Jr. are the other Superior Court Judges for the Southwestern Judicial Circuit. For other superior court information, call the Clerk of Superior Court, Cortisa Barthell, at 229-928-4537. The Superior Court is located at 500 West Lamar Street, Americus, Georgia 31709.

Sumter County State Court

Sumter County state Court prosecutes misdemeanors and traffic violations that occur in Sumter County but outside of the City Limits of Americus, Leslie, and Plains. The Honorable William Rambo presides over Sumter County State Court. State Court is located at 500 South Lamar Street, Americus, Georgia 31709. For information about your ticket or other court information call 229-928-4537.

Americus Municipal Court

Traffic violation tickets that occur in Americus will go before Americus Municipal Court. The Judge for Americus Municipal Court is the Honorable J. Michael Greene. Court is held at 119 South Lee Street, Americus, Georgia 31709. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 229-924-3677.

Leslie Municipal Court

Cases that involve misdemeanor traffic violations, shoplifting, and city ordinance violations occurring in Leslie will go before Leslie Municipal Court. Judge William Dallas NeSmith III presides over Leslie Municipal Court. Court is held at 108 Commerce Street, Leslie, Georgia 31764. For any questions about your ticket or other court information, call 229-874-1259.

Plains Municipal Court

Cases that involve misdemeanor traffic violations, shoplifting, and city ordinance violations occurring in Plains will go before Plains Municipal Court. Plains Municipal Court is held at 101 West Church Street, Plains, Georgia 31780. Judge William H. Gregory II presides over Plains Municipal Court. For questions about your ticket or other court information call 229-824-5445.

Sumter County, Georgia Superior Court

Sumter County, Georgia State Court

Americus Municipal Court

Leslie Municipal Court

Plains Municipal Court

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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.

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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!