Magistrate Court

Magistrate Court
Magistrate Court
The Honorable Lisa McCard, Chief Magistrate Judge

Order for In Person Proceedings During Pandemic

The Magistrate Court provides the following services for Ben Hill County:

  • Issue and conduct civil claims
  • Issue garnishments
  • Writs
  • Dispossessory
  • Foreclosures
  • Issue subpoenas
  • Issue post judgment interrogatories
  • Enforce county ordinances
  • Perform marriages
  • Issue search warrants
  • Issue civil judgments
  • Issue almost all criminal warrants
  • Setup pre-warrant application hearings
  • Issue bad check warrants (deposit account fraud)
  • Hold bond hearings (set the amount of bond)
  • Issue conditions orders on family violence warrants
  • Execute and accept written waivers of extradition
  • Can issue contempt orders
  • Issue bench warrants

The monetary limit of the Magistrate Court is $15,000.

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