Magistrate Court's jurisdiction encompasses civil claims of $15,000 or less, county ordinance violations, applications for and issuance of arrest and search warrants, preliminary hearings, dispossessory writs, and distress warrants. No jury trials are held in this court. Appeals from decisions in landlord, tenant and civil cases are made to the Superior and State courts.
To file a claim in the Magistrate Court of Candler County, download the Statement of Claim form and submit it to the Candler County Clerk of the Court’s office with the filing fee.
Magistrate Court of Candler County
Chief Magistrate, Brent C. Carter
Magistrate Court Clerk, Alanda Sikes
1075 E. Hiawatha Street, Suite A, Metter, GA 30439