State Court

Barrow County State Court has jurisdiction over all misdemeanor criminal offenses alleged in Barrow County, traffic offenses in the unincorporated portions of Barrow County, traffic cases filed in any municipal court in Barrow County where a jury trial is demanded, and appeals from Magistrate Court civil decisions. Additionally, the Barrow County State Court will handle civil actions, regardless of the amount claimed, unless the Superior Court has exclusive jurisdiction. The State Court Judge is elected by the voters of Barrow County and serves a four-year term.

Department Stats

  • Full-Time Employees: 1
  • Part-Time Employees: 1
  • FY 2021 Budget: $179,145