The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) provides support to state, probate, magistrate and municipal court councils; publishes journals and guides that educate citizens about the courts; and works with the General Assembly to request judicial branch appropriations.
How does the court system work?
Georgia contains 8 different types of courts with their own specific functions:
- Supreme Court
- Court of Appeals
- Superior Court
- State Courts
- Juvenile Courts
- Magistrate Courts
- Probate Courts
- Municipal Courts
Feel free to learn more about each court and the rest of Georgia's governmental systems. AOC also provides this helpful chart to help explain which type of court handles marriage licenses, civil cases, warrant applications, death certificates, firearms licenses, speeding tickets, etc.