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PROOF OF JUDGMENT REQUIRED FOR ALL GARNISHMENT AFFIDAVITS
Effective May 1, 2014, it is the standing order of the Gwinnett County Magistrate Court that a plaintiff filing a garnishment action must file proof of an active judgment against the defendant along with the garnishment affidavit. Proof of judgment shall include active writs of fieri facias.
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PLEASE NOTE: CALENDAR DATES ARE NOT OFFICIAL UNTIL THE COURT CALENDAR IS TRANSMITTED TO THE PARTIES.
Richard T. Alexander, Jr. has been sworn in as Clerk of Gwinnett Superior Court. Mr. Alexander also serves as Clerk of Gwinnett State Court as well as Gwinnett Magistrate Court.
NOTICE TO THE BAR
Recently there has been a trend by some members of the Bar to use more than one address for legal counsel on cases filed in the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit. All deputy clerks in the Clerk’s office are trained to check the attorney’s address on each and every case or pleading filed. When a new address appears that is different than our database address the attorney’s address is changed. Changing the address in the database will in turn change all cases pending for that attorney, as the case management system attorneys’ database is not case specific. Unfortunately by using a different address on a succession of cases the attorney will not receive notices in other pending cases. In other words, the new address will be the address of record for all cases.
NOTICE OF JURY SCAM
The public should be aware of a scam that is occurring across the nation. You may receive a telephone call or text message notifying you that you have missed jury duty and that you should immediately call the telephone number provided. The text further directs the recipient to call the number to pay a fine. THIS COMMUNICATION IS A BOGUS NOTICE.
No one affiliated with the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit Clerk of Superior Court’s office nor the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office staffs send text or email messages to jurors of this nature. We would contact jurors via telephone but, when we do, the respective staff member will identify themselves. Our automatic telephonic messaging system provides notices to jurors concerning status of cases and appearances. If you are asked to call the office, the telephone number provided will be the main Gwinnett County switchboard number 770-822-8000.
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