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DIY Forms Civil Procedure

(6 days ago) The case filing information & final disposition forms MUST be included with the papers you file.  Affidavit - Generic  Affidavit of Due Diligence—Service by Publication  Answer Packet - Non Specific  Defendant's Affidavit of Waiver of Venue  Notice of Hearing  Rule Nisi  Subpeona Duces Tecum (to compel a witness to court  Summons

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District Attorney

(8 days ago) The District Attorney prosecutes fully those who, according to the best evidence available, have committed criminal violations. Serving in the interest of the people, the District Attorney must also protect the victims of crimes. The District Attorney’s office is located in the Judicial Building at 225 Pine Avenue, Suite 231, Albany, Georgia.

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State Court History

(2 days ago) The new law granted the State Court concurrent jurisdiction with the Superior Court of Dougherty County of all misdemeanor criminal offenses committed within Dougherty County and established six person juries for such trials. By special legislation approved March 24, 1976, civil jurisdiction was increased in civil cases in which the amount

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DIY Forms Courts

(7 days ago) The filing information and final disposition forms MUST be included with the papers you file.  Juvenile Court Uniform Forms  Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice  Pauper’s Affidavit - Filing Fee Waiver

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DIY Forms Annulment and Divorce

(2 days ago) Divorce without Children Under 18  Filing Checklist  Filing Info & Final Disp. Forms   Divorce Complaint  Divorce Answer & Counterclaim  Verification  Rule Nisi with Certificate of Service  Settlement Agreement  Ackn. of Service, Consent to Venue & Trial  Certificate of Service  Service by Publication  Financial Affidavit  Notice of Hearing w/ Certificate

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DIY Forms Criminal Law

(3 days ago) Georgia civil filing information and final disposition forms   Albany Second Chance  Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus  Expungement--Request and Instructions  Expungement appeal of denial packet  Georgia Justice Project Criminal Records Program  Georgia Restoration of Rights, Pardon, Expungement & Sealing  Instructions for Writ of …

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DIY Forms Custody

(8 days ago) Change of custody or visitation. Download all on the list  Checklist of Forms  Filing Info & Final Disp. Forms  Form  Change of Custody Forms  Change of Visitation Forms Instructions  Parenting Plan  How to do the Child Support Worksheet Child Support Worksheet Form  Financial Affidavit  Proof of Income Income Withholding information and …

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Additional Legal Links

(3 days ago) LA Law Library   King County Law Library  NY CourtHelp  Alaska Court System, Self-Help Center  Superior Court of Fulton County, Family Division Packets

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Magistrate Court

(8 days ago) About the Magistrate Court. The Magistrate Court of Dougherty County has jurisdiction to issue warrants for all criminal offenses, hold committal hearings, issue citations for bad checks and violations of zoning ordinances, and issue good behavior bonds. The Court also has civil jurisdiction on cases up to $15,000, if exclusive jurisdiction is

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About State Court Judge

(6 days ago) He joined the Albany law firm Watson, Spence, Lowe & Chambless as an associate in June of 1984 and was elected a partner effective January 1, 1989. Stephenson practiced law with Watson Spence, LLP for 31 years before being sworn in as a Judge of …

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DIY Forms Paternity and Legitimation

(7 days ago) Legitimation. You need all on the list  Checklist of Forms  Filing Info & Final Disp. Forms   Petition for Legitimation  Father's Affidavit  Motion for Genetic Tests  Answer & Counterclaim  Verification  Rule Nisi with Certificate of Service  Mother's Consent  Ackn. of Service, Consent to Venue & Trial within 31 days  Certificate of Service

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Dougherty County Police Department (DCPD)

(7 days ago) The Dougherty County Police Department (DCPD) is responsible for the unincorporated areas of the county, covering 269 square miles with 474 miles of roads and a population of 18,189. Providing a variety of related services to improve and enhance the quality of life of all citizens and ensure the peace and tranquility within the neighborhoods

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DIY Forms Family Law Forms

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Planning and Development Services

(Just Now) Provided as a Shared Service between the City of Albany and Dougherty County, the Planning and Development Services Department is comprised of two divisions: Planning and Zoning, and Development Services (Inspection). This department is dedicated to promoting the improvement, conservation and revitalization of the City of Albany and Dougherty

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DIY Forms Minors: Guardianship, Emancipation and DFCS

(3 days ago) About the Law Library; Minors: Guardianship, Emancipation and DFCS. You MUST file the Filing Info. & Final Disp. forms with your papers.

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DIY Forms Power of Attorney

(8 days ago) Power of Attorney - Durable Health Care. . . Power of Attorney - Financial. . . Georgia Power of Attorney for the Care of a Minor Child. .

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Christopher S. Cohilas, Chairman

(2 days ago) Currently, Cohilas is a partner at the law firm of Watson Spence LLP, where he specializes in complex litigation. He is a trial lawyer representing clients in matters ranging from catastrophic personal injury and death to complex business disputes involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and Georgia RICO statute violations.

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DIY Forms Child Support

(4 days ago) Petition to Modify Child Support. Download all on the list  Domestic Relations Filing Info & Final Disp. Forms   Petition to Modify Child Support  How to fill out the Petition to Modify Child Support  Child Support Worksheet Instructions Child Support Worksheet Form  Financial Affidavit  Proof of Income Income Withholding Information and Forms

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Judge Victoria M. Johnson

(2 days ago) She is not unfamiliar with public service in that she was a public school teacher prior to pursuing her law degree and continues in her love for teaching as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Albany State University. A past president of the Dougherty County Bar Association, Judge Johnson is a well-respected and highly regarded bar leader

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DIY Forms Appeals

(1 days ago) Appeals. The following forms MUST be included with the papers you file for all non-domestic civil case filings. . General Civil Case Filing Information and Final Disposition Information Form. . . . Appeal from the Albany Municipal Court.

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Victoria S. Darrisaw, Judge

(2 days ago) Bio coming soon  Street Address. 225 Pine Avenue, Room 222, Albany, Georgia 31701  Mailing Address. P. O. Box 1827, Albany, Georgia 31702  Office: (229) 434-2683

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DIY Forms Workers Compensation

(1 days ago) If you file a case with the Clerk of Court, you must include the Filing Information and Final Disposition forms.  Application for Lump Sum/Advance Payment  Attorney Affidavit for No-Liability Stipulations  Attorney Fee Approval  Attorney Leave of Absence  Attorney Withdrawal/Lien  Authorization and Consent to Release Information  Bill of Rights for the …

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Privacy and Disclaimer

(5 days ago) To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the Dougherty County website, the user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Dougherty County, GA, its agencies, officers, employees, representative, and agents from and against all suits, actions, losses, damages, claims or liability of any character, type or description, including

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DIY Forms Visitation

(1 days ago) Doughterty County GA Website. You MUST file the Filing Information and Final Disposition forms.  Complaint for Visitation by a Grandparent  Motion to Intervene (i.e., join an existing case) for Grandparent Visitation Visitation by an Unmarried Father; See Paternity and Legitimation  Visitation Modification; Instructions  Lily Pad Paves--Help with visitation

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Board of Commissioners

(Just Now) The Dougherty County Board of Commissioners is comprised of seven elected officials who, with the exception of the Chairman, represent six geographical districts. The Chairman is elected at-large and represents the entire County. The Board is responsible for devising and establishing policies for the County government designed to benefit the

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Chief Judge Baxter Howell

(3 days ago) Chief Judge Baxter Howell. Judge Baxter C. Howell was appointed as a Dougherty County Magistrate on November 1, 1991 and has been the Chief Magistrate for Dougherty County since January l, 1997. Howell is a double dog graduate of the University of Georgia and the University of Georgia Law School. He obtained his Master’s in Business

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State Court Staff

(Just Now) Tracie Bennett - Criminal Case Coordinator. 229-431-2152  [email protected] Amy Cox - Civil Case Coordinator. 229-302-3722  [email protected] William Lanier - …

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Clinton Johnson, District 3

(8 days ago) Elected now for two consecutive terms as District 3 County Commissioner for Dougherty County, Commissioner Clinton Johnson has served on the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners since 2013. He is known as a visionary and motivated leader with a solid history of achievement in government services. His collaborative approach brings divergent

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Denise Marshall, Judge

(8 days ago) Bio coming soon  Street Address. 225 Pine Avenue, Room 205, Albany, Georgia 31701  Mailing Address. P. O. Box 1827, Albany, Georgia 31702  Office: (229) 431-3242

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Judge Michael S. Meyer von Bremen

(Just Now) Judge Michael S. Meyer von Bremen was sworn in as a Dougherty County Magistrate on June 3, 2019. A native of Albany, Meyer von Bremen is an Eagle Scout. He is a 1979 graduate of Mercer University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in German and a 1983 graduate of Mercer Law School.

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COVID-19 Resources

(7 days ago) The Southwest Health District is currently vaccinating the expanded Phase 1A group, which includes healthcare workers, long-term care facilities staff and residents, adults aged 65 and older, law enforcement officers, firefighters, and first responders.

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Ed Newsome, District 1

(3 days ago) Ed Newsome began serving as Commissioner in District 1 of Dougherty County in January of 2021. A native of Albany, Georgia, Newsome is a product of Dougherty County School System, graduating in 1973 from Albany High School. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in Business from Georgia Southern University in 1977.

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