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 CIVIL AND DOMESTIC case filings.

  1.  Domestic Relations and General Civil Case Filing Information Form

  2.  Domestic Relations and General Civil Case Final Disposition Form

     

    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 Municipal Court
    Uniform Rules for Alternative Dispute Resolution




    Court Forms:

    Juvenile Court Forms
    Magistrate Court 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
    Motion to Dismiss 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 Calculator in Effect January 6, 2015

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

    1. General Civil and Domestic Relations Case Filing Information Form

    2. General Civil and 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:

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

    1. Domestic Relations and General Civil Case Filing Information Form

    2. Domestic Relations and General Civil Case Final Disposition Form

    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
    Service By Publication Packet



    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 in Support of Default
       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
       Instructions for use of Non-Licensed Interpreters
       Petition for the Appointment of an Interpreter
       Petition to Correct Birth Certificate   
       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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