121 N. 3rd Ave., Chatsworth, GA 30705
P.O. Box 1066
Ph: (706) 278-5897
Fx: (706) 278-6900
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
In Georgia, the Superior Court is the general jurisdiction trial court which has exclusive, constitutional authority to preside over felony criminal cases and cases regarding title to land, divorce, equity, declaratory judgments, habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warrants, prohibition, and adoptions. The court also exercises appellate jurisdiction from judgments of the Probate Court
and Magistrate Court
and provides general supervision of the Juvenile Court
Drug Court Program
The Conasauga Judicial Circuit also operates a drug court program
which began in 2002. This program is administered by a drug court coordinator. For more information, view the Drug Court Program requirements
About the Court
The Conasauga Judicial Circuit is comprised of two counties: Murray (county seat is Chatsworth) and Whitfield (county seat is Dalton). These counties are located in northwest Georgia and have a combined population of over 100,000.
Four judges preside in the circuit and each is elected to a four-year term. They preside over jury trials, rule on evidence, hear motions, and render verdicts in bench trials in each county. The court also provides a variety of programs which are managed by the court administrator.