State Court


IN THE STATE COURT OF BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

      In consideration of Burke County’s current status as a hotspot for COVID-19 and substantial community spread, resulting in a shortage of hospital beds, the State Court of Burke County hereby orders that the State Court Jury Calendar Call docket for August 3, 2020 is hereby moved to August 31, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., the State Court Arraignment date for August 5, 2020 is hereby moved to September 2, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. and the State Court Arraignment date of August 6, 2020 is hereby moved to September 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., subject to the health conditions in Burke County at that time, all appearances will be in the Burke County Judicial Center.  All civil matters are also to be rescheduled for a later date.

 

             July 22, 2020                                                                 Jackson E. Cox

                                                                                               Judge Jackson E. Cox

                                                                                            State Court of Burke County

 

Judge Cox Takes Oath of Office

We are so excited about our youth in Burke County showing an interest in how the law operates inside of the courtroom. If you are interested in shadowing the Judge on our State Court calendar days, please contact the State Court Judges Chambers. 

State Court Judge, Jackson Cox presides over a Mock Trial at the Burke County Academy of Success. The event was organized by Dr. Thaddeus Shubert to teach students about the aftermath of drug use. 

Burke County State Court Judge

Jackson E. Cox

PO Box 89
Waynesboro, GA 30830

 

State Court Administration


For Civil matters:

Jennie Oglesby
Judicial Assistant

Email - j.oglesby@burkecounty-ga.gov
Phone: (706) 554-3460
Fax: (706) 554-3462
Address: 200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830



For Criminal matters:

Lynda R. Tobias
State Court Administrator 
Email - burkeddc@burkecounty-ga.gov
Phone: (706) 526-5344
Fax: (706) 554-3462
Address: 221-C East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830




 

The State Court of Burke County Georgia is located at 200 East 6th Street, Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 in the Burke County Judicial Center.

State Courts have countywide jurisdiction over misdemeanors, traffic cases and any civil actions where the Superior Court does not have exclusive jurisdiction. They can hear applications for search and arrest warrants and can hold preliminary hearings. 

For information on your Misdemeanor and Traffic violations please contact the State Court Solicitors office at 706.437.0464.

For information on your Civil matters please contact the State Court Judges office at 706.554.3460.

For information on all State Court records please contact the Clerk of Courts office at 706.554.2279.

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