Contact Information

Tim C. Hendrick

Circuit Court Administrator
Post Office Box 2227
Moultrie, Georgia 31776-2227 tch@southernjudicialcircuit.com




Notice


The following two forms MUST be included with the papers you file for all NON-DOMESTIC civil case filings.

  1.  General Civil Case Filing Information Form (Non-Domestic)

  2.  General Civil Case Final Disposition Form (Non-Domestic)

Appeals:

           Appeal from Magistrate Court to Superior OR
        
 State Court
                       

 

Court Rules:

Rules of the Supreme Court of Georgia
Rules of the Court Appeals of Georgia
Uniform Rules of the Superior Court
Uniform Rules of the State Court
Uniform Rules of the Juvenile Court
Uniform Rules of the Magistrate Court
Uniform Rules of the Probate Court
Uniform Rules of the Municpal Court
        

Court Forms:

Juvenile Court Uniform Forms
Juvenile Court Model Deprivation Orders

Magistrate Court Forms
Inmate/Habeas Forms
Probate Court Forms

 

Criminal Law:

Expungement - Request and Instructions     
Expungement Appeal of Denial Packet


          NEW EXPUNGEMENT LAW AS OF JULY 1, 2013:

Comparison of the Old LAW vs. NEW LAW
Facts and Questions about NEW LAW


Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus
Instructions for Writ of Habeas Corpus
Motion to Seal Record of First Offender
Motion to Modify Sentence
Pardon/Restoration of Civil Rights
Request to Proceed in Forma Pauperis

 

Domestic Violence:

Breaking Free From Domestic Violence

    Family Violence Act Pleadings (adapted for 7/1/03 statutory changes)
      
Petition for Temporary Protective Order
Family Violence Ex Parte Protective Order
Family Violence Twelve Month Protective Order
Petition for Stalking Temporary Protective Order

Stalking Ex Parte Temporary Protective Order
Stalking Twelve Month Protective Order

     Additional Statewide Forms:

Order To Modify Prior Protective Order
Order For Continuance Of Hearing And Ex Parte Protective Order 
Dismissal of Temporary Protective Order

           If you have a Twelve Month Order (or less), you may ask the
           Court
to extend the order to last three years or make it permanent.

Motion For A Permanent Protective Order
Motion For Stalking Permanent Protective Order
Permanent Family Violence Protective Order
Motion For Contempt
Motion to Modify Protective Order
Stalking Permanent Protective Order
Stalking Permanent Protective Order Pursuant Criminal Conviction

Domestic Violence/Protective Order Forms - AOC

 


Child Support
:


NEW Income Withholding Order Information

New Child Support Guidelines in Effect January 1, 2007

The following two forms MUST be included with the papers
you file for all DOMESTIC civil case filings.

  1. Domestic Relations Case Filing Information Form

  2. Domestic Relations Case Final Disposition Form

Child Support Modification
    Instructions for Child Support Modification

Contempt Action to Enforce Child Support - Income Deduction Order
Contempt Action to Enforce Non-Child Support Issues
Domesticating a Foreign Order/Judgment
Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit‎

Using the Guided Worksheet to Calculate Child Support
Georgia Child Support Enforcement Application
Tax Refund Seizure for Child Support
Ways to Enforce Child Support






Custody:

Change of Custody - Contested
      Instructions for Contested Change of Custody

Change of Custody - Uncontested
     
Instructions for UnContested Change of Custody

Change of Custody - Third Party
     
Instructions for Change of Custody - Third Party

Complaint for Modification of Visitation Rights
Grandparent Petition for Visitation - Forms
Petition to Revoke Visitation Rights of Grandparent
Motion to Intervene for GrandParent Visitation
Visitation Schedule Form

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Emergency Return of Child




Discovery:

Interrogatories
Request for Production of Documents to Employer
Request for Production of Documents to Spouse


Annulment:

     
Annulment




Divorce:

Guide and Dialogue for Finalizing Uncontested Divorce Actions            
Divorce - Which Packet Do I Need & Other FAQs



Divorce Packet - Minor Children - Uncontested

     
Instructions for Filing Your Uncontested Divorce - WITH Minor Children

Divorce Packet - Minor Children - Contested
     
Instructions for Filing Your Contested Divorce - WITH Minor Children

Divorce Packet - No Minor Children - Uncontested
     
Instructions for Filing Your Uncontested Divorce - NO Minor Children

Divorce Packet - No Minor Children - Contested
     
Instructions for Filing Your Contested Divorce - NO Minor Children

     Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit
     Notice of Lis Pendens
     Form for Consenting PARENTING PLAN
     Form for PARENTING PLAN proposed by party in a contested matter
     Vital Records Form 3907 - Report of Divorce

Summons Form - Must include with appropriate Divorce Packet
Grandparent Petition for Visitation - Forms
Visitation Schedule Form
Motion for Voluntary Dismissal of Divorce


Health Care:

    Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
    Georgia Directive for Health Care
    Revocation of Directive for Health Care
    Living Will
    Living Will Revocation
    Will to Live



Affidavits for Excuse or Deferral from Jury Duty

    Persons 70 years of age and Older

    Child Care Giver
    Full Time Student
    Primary Care Giver/Adult
    Primary Teacher/Home Study Program



Legal Separation:

     Complaint for Separate Maintenance WITH Minor Children
          Instructions for Separate Maintenance WITH Minor Children

     Complaint for Separate Maintenance NO Minor Children
          Instructions for Separate Maintenance NO Minor Children




Miscellaneous Forms:


   Affidavit - Generic
   Affidavit - Service by Publication
   
Answer Packet - Non Specific
    Certificate of Service
    Codicil
    Defendant's Affidavit of Waiver of Venue
    Emancipation of a Minor
    Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit

    Domestic Visitation Schedule Form
    Financial Power of Attorney

     Field Trip Permission and Medical Release Form
    Foreign Language Resources
    Georgia Directive for Health Care 
    Revocation of Directive for Health Care
    Georgia Open Records Request
    Georgia Self-Help Resources
    Name Change - Adult
    Name Change - Minor
    Notary Public Application
    Notice of Hearing
    Pauperís Affidavit - Filing Fee Waiver
   
Petition for the Appointment of an Interpreter
    Petition to Correct Birth Certificate
    Instructions for use of Non-Licensed Interpreters
    Power of Attorney - General
    Power of Attorney - for the care of minor child
    Revocation of Power of Attorney
    Rule Nisi
    Subpeona Duces Tecum
    Simple Will
    Summons
      


Paternity and Father's Rights:

    Birth Certificate - Adding or Changing Father's Name

     Petition to Correct Birth Certificate

     Legitimation Packet
          Instructions for Legitimating Your Child

     Paternity Packet
          Instructions for Paternity Packet

     Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity     




Workers' Compensation:


     Application for Lump Sum/Advance Payment
     Attorney Affiavit for Non-Liability Stipulations
     Attorney Fee Approval
     Attorney Leave of Absence
     Attorney Withdrawal/Lein
     Authorization and Consent to Release Information
     Bill of Rights for the Injured Worker
     Bill of Rights for the Injured Worker - (Spanish)
     Case Progress Report
     Change of Physician/Additional Treatment by Consent
     Conformed Panel of Physicians
     Conformed Panel of Physicians - (Spanish)
     Credit/Reduction in Benefits
     Employer's First Report of Injury
     Individuallized Rehabilitation Plan
     Job Analysis
     Medical Report
     Motion/Objection to Motion
     Notice of Claim/Request for Hearing/Request for Mediation
     Notice of Payment or Suspension of Benefits
     Notice of Payment or Suspension of Death Benefits
     Notice of Election or Rejection of Workers' Compensation
     Notice of Intent to Become a Party at Interest
     Notice of Representation
     Notice of Use of Servicing Agent
     Notice to Controvert
     Notice to Employee of  Rel to Return to Work with Restrictions
     Notice to Employee of Offer of Suitable Employment
     Panel of Physicians
     Panel of Physicians - (Spanish)
     Petition for Appointment of Temporary Guardianship of Minor
     Petition for Appointment of Temp Guardian of Incapacitated
     Rehabiltation Transmittal Form


Real Estate and Sales:

     Bill of Sale - Personal Property
     Contract to Sell Real Estate
     Security Agreement
     Security Agreement - Chattel Mortage
     Security Agreement - Title Retention Contract
     Lis Pendens Notice
     Motion to Cancel Lis Pendens
     Cancellation of Lis Pendens


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