DeKalb Clerk of Superior Court’s Office to be closed until April 13, some online services offered

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Effective Monday, March 23, the DeKalb County Clerk of Superior Court’s office will initiate socially distant service delivery until April 13.

The office will fulfill its constitutional mandates in a primarily virtual environment in line with the Supreme Courts Emergency Order.

Clerk of Superior Court Debra DeBerry made the decision to offer socially distant services to protect her staff and to be responsible to the greater DeKalb community.

“We want to be part of flattening the curve of COVID-19,” DeBerry said.

Customers can electronically file criminal, civil, and real estate documents at

If you are a victim of domestic violence or your health and safety is at risk and need assistance please call 911 or contact the Women’s Resource Center Hotline at 404-688-9436, or Tapestry at 404-299-2185 for those for whom English is not their primary language.

Non-emergency services, including passport applications, notary commissions, trade names and adoptions, will not be available until April 13.

The Clerk’s Office has invested over $6 million on technology to facilitate enhanced remote access. If there are any concerns about accessing the website or the office, please visit the Contact Us link at  All inquiries will be responded to within 24 hours.

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