Magistrate Court

Welcome to the Paulding County Magistrate Court’s web site. One of the primary responsibilities of this court is to issue arrest warrants followed by the determination of probable cause in criminal cases. The Magistrate Court does not determine guilt or innocence except in county ordinance violations.

This web site has been designed to provide citizens with the most up-to-date and convenient information available regarding the processes and procedures utilized by Magistrate Court in handling issues involving abandoned motor vehicles, bad checks, garnishments , small claims and landlord/tenant.

Employees of the Magistrate Court of Paulding County, including Judges themselves, are prohibited by law from providing legal advice at any time during your contact with the Court. If you have questions about your legal rights, legal remedies available to you, or what legal documents to file, you must contact an attorney.