Clerk of Superior and State Courts

  1. Please see the executed and filed order linked below declaring a circuit-wide judicial emergency from Chief Superior Court Judge Kathlene F. Gosselin. This order will remain in effect until August 14, 2020 at 11:59 PM, unless otherwise extended, rescinded, or superseded to comport with the statewide declaration.

    While the Hall and Dawson County courthouses both remain open at this time, you’re encouraged to conduct business over the phone and make an appointment before visiting. Please review our Hours of Operation and Contact Information. Prior to visiting either courthouse, however, please review the Order for Temporary Health Measures.

    Order Declaring Judicial Emergency

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    Order for Temporary Health Measures

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    Fourth Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency (Melton)

    Friday, July 10, 2020

    For additional information, please visit our website at

Duties & Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Clerk of Superior and State Courts includes:

  • Adoption records
  • Court records
  • Fine collection and disbursement
  • Intangible and transfer tax collection and disbursement
  • Notary public appointments
  • Personal property records
  • Real estate records
  • Trade name registration
  • Traffic Violations Bureau records

Online Docket Now available!

Please visit Docket Hall Courts to search our public records.

This information is presented "as is" with every effort having been made to ensure accuracy. Additional information is always available in our office located at the Hall County Courthouse. Our office is open between the hours of 8 AM to 5 PM except holidays and weekends.


Learn more about the divisions the Clerk of Superior and State Courts is responsible for: