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The Southern Judicial Circuit is comprised of five counties; Brooks, Colquitt, Echols, Lowndes and Thomas. Each Court is of general jurisdiction vested with authority from the Georgia Legislature, O.C.G.A. 15-6-8.

15-6-8. Jurisdiction and powers of Superior Courts.

The Superior Courts have authority:  

  (1) To exercise original, exclusive, or concurrent jurisdiction, as the case may be, of all causes, both civil and criminal, granted to them by the Constitution and laws;
  (2) To exercise the powers of a court of equity;
  (3) To exercise appellate jurisdiction from judgments of the probate or magistrate courts as provided by law;
  (4) To exercise a general supervision over all inferior tribunals and to review and correct, in the manner prescribed by law, the judgments of:
       (A) Magistrates;
       (B) Municipal courts or councils;
       (C) Any inferior judicature;
       (D) Any person exercising judicial powers; and
       (E) Judges of the probate courts, except in cases touching the probate of wills and the granting of letters of administration, in which a jury must be impaneled;
  (5) To punish contempt by fines not exceeding $1,000.00, by imprisonment not exceeding 20 days, or both; and
  (6) To exercise such other powers, not contrary to the Constitution, as are or may be given to such courts by law.  

(Laws 1799, Cobb's 1851 Digest, p. 1135; Code 1863,   242; Code 1868,  236; Code 1873,  246; Code 1882,  246; Civil Code 1895,  4320; Penal Code 1895,  791; Civil Code 1910,  4849; Penal Code 1910,  791; Code 1933,  24-2615; Ga. L. 1982, p. 974,  1, 2; Ga. L. 1983, p. 884,  3-10; Ga. L. 1987, p. 3,  15; Ga. L. 2013, p. 561,  1/SB 66.)