September 23, 2019

County Courts

Clerk of Court: Superior, State and Juvenile Courts

The Clerk of Superior Court is an elected official, a constitutional officer. The Superior Court Clerk’s Office is a vital entity for all branches of the judicial system.

Ginger Shiver, Clerk of Superior Court
Brooks County Court
1 Screven Street, Suite 3
Quitman, Georgia 31643
Phone: 229 – 263 – 4747

Fax Numbers:
State Court & Criminal: 229 – 263 – 5050
Civil & Real Estate: 229 – 263 – 8054

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday – Friday
Except Holidays


Superior Court

Superior Court is the highest court in each circuit. It is a court of record which means that all records, documentation, and minutes filed in this office cannot be altered after filing. It typically has unlimited jurisdiction with regard to civil and criminal legal cases.

Juvenile Court

Juvenile Court services youth under the age of seventeen who have been charged with a criminal offense, traffic violation, or statutory offense.

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Court oversees many operations for the county, including the resolution of Civil Disputes, County Ordinance Violations, and the issuance of Criminal Arrest and Search Warrants.

Brooks County Magistrate Court
400 East Courtland Avenue
Quitman, Georgia 31643
229 – 263 – 9989

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday – Friday
Except Holidays

Probate Court

Probate Court oversees all types of Estate Matters; Marriage License; Birth and Death Records; Georgia Weapons Carry License and Peddler’s License and Traffic Citations.

Judge Beth B. Hurst 
Brooks County Probate Court
1 Screven Street, Suite 4
Quitman, Georgia 31643
Phone: 229 – 263 – 5567
Fax: 229 – 263 – 5058