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Joyette Holmes
Chief Magistrate

Deena Fincher
Court Administrator

Tahnicia Phillips
Clerk of Court

32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-8900
(770) 528-8947 fax

Cobb County Government
100 Cherokee Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-1000
(770) 528-2490 fax

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Magistrate Court - Fees & Accepted forms of payment

Abandoned Motor Vehicle $ 15.00
Abandoned Vessel $ 56.50
Appeal Cost * See Below  
Certified Copies (stamp and seal) $ 2.50
Civil Action Suits $ 56.50
--Sheriff's Entry of Service per defendant (Small Claim) $ 50.00
Copies (each page) $ 0.10
Department of Public Safety Letter $ 5.00
Dispossessory - Evictions $ 56.50
--Sheriff's Entry of Service per defendant (Dispossessory) $ 25.00
Fifa and Recording Cost (alias) $ 6.00
Fifa Issuing and Fifa Recording on General Execution Docket
$ 6.00
Fifa Rush Recording Fee (paid directly to Superior Court) $ 5.50
Garnishments $ 56.50
--Sheriff's Entry of Service $ 50.00
Interrogatories $ 10.00
Interrogatories (out of county) $ 56.50
Interrogatories, new case $ 56.50
Mechanic Liens (owner and mechanics) $ 56.50
Personal Property Foreclosure $ 56.50
--Sheriff's Entry of Service (Personal Property Foreclosure) $ 50.00
Service by Publication (Marietta Daily Journal) $ 80.00

* Appeal Cost: Must be paid at the time of filing to both Magistrate Court and to either State or Superior Court. Magistrate Court Cost: dependant upon cost of original civil filing. If appealed to State Court: A money order, cash or attorney's check for $199.00 made payable to Cobb County State Court. If appealed to Superior Court: A money order or personal check for $216.00 made payable to Cobb County Superior Court.
Warrant / Bad Check    
Bad Check Application $ 20.00 Cash Only
Warrant Application $ 20.00 Cash Only
Dismissal Felony $135.00  
Dismissal Misdemeanor $108.00  
Accepted forms of payment
Civil: Credit Cards, Cash, Business Check, Money Order or Certified Check
Warrant and Bad check application: Cash only
-- Dismissal and Bad check payoff: Cash, Credit Card, Money Order or Certified Check
Ordinance: Credit Card, Cash, Money Order or Certified Check
A $4.00 fee will be added per case for using credit cards.