Due to the Judicial State of Emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Calendars are modified.

Any party or attorney wishing to present a Rule Nisi to set a contested matter remotely or for an in-person or remote hearing shall present the same to the assigned judge until further order of this Court.  Both essential and non-essential cases may be scheduled by Rule Nisi at the discretion of the presiding judge assigned to the case.

Criminal cases may be set for a hearing using the same procedure in place prior to the issuance of state or circuit emergency judicial orders.
Both civil and criminal cases may be set using remote participation at the discretion of the presiding judge.

Remote Proceedings

Superior Court Remote Hearings
Juvenile Court Remote Hearings

The Following is the Amended Superior Court Calendar until July 14, 2020

Fannin Civil Jury Trials
June 15, 2020 – The Georgia Supreme Court has ordered that jury trials are continued until further order of the Georgia Supreme Court.

Gilmer Criminal Jury Trials
June 15, 2020 – The Georgia Supreme Court has ordered that jury trials are continued until further order of the Georgia Supreme Court.

Fannin Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 15, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Gilmer Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 16, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Pickens Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 17, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Fannin Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 18, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Fannin Motions and Pleas
June 19, 2020 – will continue

Fannin Misdemeanor Jury Trials
June 22, 2020 – The Georgia Supreme Court has ordered that jury trials are continued until further order of the Georgia Supreme Court.

Gilmer Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 23, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Gilmer Criminal Non-Jury Hearings
June 23, 2020 – shall include plea hearings for both incarcerated and non-incarcerated defendants, arraignments, probation revocations, bond motions, and other motion hearings. Calendar times will be staggered. Priority will be given to hearing motions pending in cases set for a jury trial in August or September, in which the defendant is incarcerated in one of the three counties in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. All pre-trial conferences are continued.

Pickens Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 24, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Pickens Criminal Non-Jury Hearings
June 24, 2020 – shall include plea hearings for both incarcerated and non-incarcerated defendants, arraignments, probation revocations, bond motions, and other motion hearings. Calendar times will be staggered. Priority will be given to hearing motions pending in cases set for a jury trial in
August or September – in which the defendant is incarcerated in one of the three counties in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. All pre-trial conferences are continued.

Pickens Criminal Calendar Call
Begin on June 24, 2020 – will continue until August 5, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

Fannin Civil Non-Jury Hearings
June 25, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Gilmer Grand Jury
July 6, 2020 – shall be continued until further order this Court.

Gilmer Civil Non-Jury Hearings
July 7, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Pickens Civil Non-Jury Hearings
July 8, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Pickens Criminal Non-Jury Hearings
July 8, 2020 – shall include plea hearings for both incarcerated and non-incarcerated defendants, arraignments, probation revocations, bond motions, and other motion hearings. Calendar times will be staggered. Priority will be given to hearing motions pending in cases set for a jury trial in August or September, in which the defendant is incarcerated in one of the three counties in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. All pre-trial conferences are continued.

Pickens Criminal Calendar Call
July 8, 2020 – will continue until August 12, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

Fannin Civil Non-Jury Hearings
July 9, 2020 – shall include only those cases for in-person or remote hearings in which the assigned judge has set the matter by Rule Nisi.

Fannin Criminal Non-Jury Hearings
July 9, 2020 – shall include plea hearings for both incarcerated and non-incarcerated defendants, arraignments, probation revocations, bond motions, and other motion hearings. Calendar times will be staggered. Priority will be given to hearing motions pending in cases set for a jury trial in August or September, in which the defendant is incarcerated in one of the three counties in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit. All pre-trial conferences are continued.

Fannin Criminal Calendar Call
July 9, 2020 – will continue until October 8, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

Juvenile Court
Parties and attorneys shall contact the Juvenile Judge’s Office for instructions on scheduling hearings. Parties and attorneys shall contact the assigned Probate Judge’s Office for instructions on scheduling hearings.

Probate Court
Parties and attorneys shall contact the assigned Probate Judge’s Office for instructions on scheduling hearings.

Magistrate Court
Parties and attorneys shall contact the assigned Magistrate Judge’s Office for instructions on scheduling hearings.

The Clerk’s office is instructed not to accept Rule Nisis for court dates between now and July 12, 2020 without first presenting the same to the assigned judge.

Yearly Calendars

2020 Superior Court (please refer to info above)
2020 Juvenile Court (please refer to info above)

Superior Court

July 2020

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Juvenile Court

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