Due to the Judicial Emergency Order signed by Chief Justice Harold Melton regarding COVID-19, the Magistrate Court will be closed to the public at least thru March 29th. Civil Claims and Garnishment Filings will continue to be accepted. These filings will not be served until the order is lifted. You can file online (click here), by mail or fax.
All hearings will be postponed until the Judicial Emergency Order is lifted and we can resume business. Our staff will remain available to Law Enforcement and the public as much as possible.
Envelopes and instructions for payments will be available outside the building.
June B. Braswell, Magistrate Judge
Karen C. Jones, Deputy Magistrate
P.O. Box 1004 /101 Oak Street, at the corner of Oak & Hill Street, Statesboro, Georgia 30459
Phone: (912) 764-6458 or (912) 764-5050 / Fax: (912) 489-6731
Welcome to the site of the Magistrate Court of Bulloch County, Georgia. Within this site you will find information that I hope you will find to be useful. Our staff is available to assist you from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during normal workdays. The telephone number for the Magistrate Court is (912) 764-6458 or (912) 764-5050. The Court is prohibited by law from giving legal advice, but our staff will make every effort to assist you in your interaction with the Court.
As you can see from the attached pages, our office performs many tasks for the community and presides over many different types of matters. The Court was created in 1983 as part of the Georgia Constitution and Georgia Statutes. Every County in Georgia has a Magistrate Court and all 159 of the Magistrate Courts are part of the Council of Magistrate Court Judges which oversees all training and State-wide organization.