Court Appearances & Rules for Visitation

Court Appearances

 Any inmate in the Detention Center will be transported to court for a first appearance hearing. Family members must obtain information regarding future court dates directly from the inmate, as the jail does not provide this information. 

Rules for Visitation

  •  All visitors must obey all applicable jail rules or directives from officers.
  •  Visitors must sign in on the visitor's log book.
  •  Visitors must have a valid picture I.D. and comply with all applicable rules.
  •  All minors and children must be accompanied by an adult who can vouch for their identity and age.
  •  All visitors must refrain from loud talking, disruptive, or dangerous conduct.
  •  Visitors who come to the Jail under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be turned away and may be subject to arrest.
  •  No firearms, dangerous devices, controlled substances, or other contraband is permitted inside the detention facility. Anyone attempting to bring contraband into the jail is subject to arrest (O.C.G.A. 42-4-13).
  •  If children are brought into the facility they must remain in the care of an adult at all times.
  •  Handbags, diaper bags, carry-alls and other valuables must be secured in your vehicle. Any item brought into the Jail is subject to be searched.
  •  There will be no smoking within the Hall County Jail.
  •  Only those people visiting will be allowed within the detention facility. All others will be required to wait in the parking lot or inside their vehicles.
  •  Visitors may be turned away if they are deemed to pose a threat the security of the facility.
  •  Visitation for the Hall County Jail is subject to cancellation or change due to compelling operational problems to be determined by the facility commander. Visitation is a privilege subject to the below guidelines.


Securus ONSITE Video Visitation

 All onsite visits are conducted via video visitation terminals (excluding attorney visits). Inmates are allowed one 30-minute onsite video visit per week between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. based on availability.

Onsite visits are available on the following days:

  • Tuesday 
  • Thursday
  • Saturday

Onsite visits are not held on the following days:

  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Friday
  • Sunday

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Visitors should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time to check in with the visitation officer. They must bring a valid government issued ID. Visitors may log into a video visitation session 2 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time. There will be no more than three visitors, including children, allowed during the 30-minute period, and all visitors must come at the same time.

The video feed will automatically turn off 30 minutes after the scheduled start time. Visitors can schedule a visit through Securus Tech or at the Hall County Visitation Center during onsite visitation hours.

The 30-minute rule does not apply to attorneys and clergy members. Clergy members are allowed to visit throughout the week between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Attorneys may visit at any time.

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Visitor Dress Code

  •  All tops must have high neck, sleeves and be full length.
  •  All tops will be made of non transparent material and color.
  •  (examples of impermissible attire; low cut shirts, tank tops, muscle shirts, spaghetti straps, sleeveless shirts , midriff shirts, fish net shirts, mesh material, light colored shirts that can be seen through, sheer shirts and shirts with holes or tears).
  •  All shorts, skirts and dresses must be knee length.
  •  Bottoms must not be low cut as to sit below the hips and under garments should not be visible.
  •  Bottoms will be made of a non transparent material and color.
  •  (Examples of impermissible attire; mesh bottoms, light colored bottoms that can be seen through, bottoms that have holes and tears, low rise bottoms and shorts that show under clothing).
  • Visitor dress code rules also apply to remote video visits.
  •  Visitors will not be allowed to use other materials to cover inappropriate dress; such as jackets, coats, scarves, etc.

Which Inmates May Have Visitation

  •  Inmates that have processed through the booking and classification procedures and are currently assigned to permanent housing within the facility.
  •  Inmates that have not lost his/her privileges by violating detention center rules.