In accordance with O.C.G.A. 15-19-51, the Clerk’s Office is strictly prohibited from providing any legal advice. To ensure that all procedures are followed and the rights of all parties are protected, it is advised to seek legal counsel from a licensed attorney. State Court Criminal F.A.Q.s (Click on the question to jump to the question and answer .) What is my court date? Can I pay my fine and not come to court? How do I get my cash bond back? Am I allowed to change my contact information? Where do I pay a fine? How do I obtain a limited driving permit? How do I remove a suspension from my license? How do I drop charges against a defendant? To find out your court date, please contact State Court Criminal at (706) 653-4368. What is my court date? No. Once your case is bound to state court, you must appear in court. Can I pay my fine and not come to court? How do I get my cash bond back? Please visit the State Court Criminal Division for assistance in this matter (picture ID required). Am I allowed to change my contact information? Yes. Please visit the State Court Criminal Division to change your contact information (picture ID required). Where do I pay a fine? Installment fines for State, Superior and Juvenile Court may be paid in the Clerk’s office. Supervised probation cases must be paid with the probation office. How do I obtain a limited driving permit? A limited driver’s permit must be authorized by a judge. Once authorized, the State Court Criminal Division will then fill out the necessary paperwork. How do I remove a suspension from my license? Please contact the Department of Motor Vehicles. If the case is dismissed or placed on the dead docket, you may come to the State Court Criminal Division to obtain the proper documentation to take to the police department and have the suspension taken off your record. How do I drop charges against a defendant? Please contact the State Court Solicitor’s Office at (706) 653-4327. Back to Questions Back to Questions Back to Questions Back to Questions Back to Questions Back to Questions Back to Questions Back to Questions