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Cindy G. Brown, Clerk 

The Clerk of Court is a Constitutional Elected Officer elected by the voters of their county to serve a four-year term.  The Clerk of Superior Court and all employees are first and foremost public servants each and every day.  The Superior Court, Georgia's general jurisdiction trial court, has exclusive constitutional authority over felony cases, cases regarding title to land and equity, declaratory judgments, habeas corpus, mandamus, adoptions, name changes, divorces, child custody, family violence, and child support enforcement.  The Clerk is responsible for recording deeds and maintaining  the chain of title to all property in the county.  In addition, the Clerk appoints notaries public and records business and trade names along with military discharges.  The Clerk is charged with the responsibility of attending all court sessions and maintains accurate records of all court proceedings.  The Clerk also manages all revenue collections and disbursements for the Superior and Juvenile Courts as prescribed by laws.

BY LAW, NO LEGAL ADVICE MAY BE GIVEN BY ANYONE IN THIS OFFICE.
O.C.G.A. 15-19-51