Please see the Documents page for a copy of this Court's Order Regarding Judicial Emergency that is currently in effect (includes the Chief Justice's Order Declaring a Statewide Judicial Emergency), a copy of the Chief Justice's first order extending the Judicial Emergency, and a copy of the Supreme Court's Order modifying the Juvenile Court Rule regarding video-conferencing hearings. The Chief Justice's second order extending the Judicial Emergency is now available. May 19, 2020
Juvenile Court's Modified Order Regarding Judicial Emergency (including the Chief Judge's Order Establishing Guidelines for In-Person Court Proceedings Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit and this Court's Memo Regarding Participating in Court Hearings Via Video Conferencing) is now available.
We will be using Zoom to video conference hearings. Sign up here: https://zoom.us
You can set up a free account and that will allow all lawyers and parties to "Zoom In" and participate in our hearings.
For more information on participating in hearings via video conferencing, see this Court's Memo Regarding Participating in Hearings Via Video Conference on the Documents Page.
Note: The Judge's audio comes through the Courtroom feed along with all other in-person participants. Be sure to select "Gallery View" on your Zoom feed for the best video-conference experience.
Unless otherwise noted, all hearings open to the public under Georgia law will be open to the public. Therefore, no hearings will be live-streamed unless otherwise announced on this website.