Magistrate Court

Events Calendar Upcoming Events

    Monthly Meeting of The Board of Assessors
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 8:30 a.m.
    Assessors’ Office
    Candler County Courthouse
    Metter, Georgia

    Employment Opportunities
    Job Openings for EMT and EMT-Paramedics at Candler County EMS. See details below.

    Monthly Meeting
    The Board of Commissioners of Candler County will hold a work session on Monday, April 9, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. followed by their regular monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Boardroom at 1075 East Hiawatha Street, Suite A, Metter, Georgia.
    Douglas R. Eaves
    Candler County Administrator
  • About Magistrate Court

    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.

    Statement of Claim form instructions

    Magistrate Court of Candler County
    Chief Magistrate, Brent C. Carter
    Magistrate Court Clerk, Alanda Sikes
    1075 E. Hiawatha Street, Suite A, Metter, GA 30439
    912 -685-2888