DeKalb County Traffic Court suspends non-essential hearings

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The DeKalb County State Court Traffic Division is suspending all non-essential hearings until further notice, due to COVID-19 mandates by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp.

DeKalb Superior Court Chief Judge Asha Jackson announced the following order today(April 13):

  • All Traffic Court hearings scheduled from March 16 through May 13 have been suspended until further notice. These court dates will be rescheduled, and a notice of a new court date will be mailed.


  • Please do not appear at Court during this period.


The court will maintain enough staff to process certain case closure requests during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. The DeKalb County solicitor-general has agreed to review certain cases which may be resolved without a court appearance.

Persons who have not otherwise been contacted by the court regarding an opportunity to resolve their case remotely may contact the court with any inquiry or request at: Requests will be reviewed by a judge and may be approved electronically. If approved, payments may be made by telephone or online to bring closure to the case.

Fines may be paid online at:

Pleas may be submitted electronically at:

Persons also can sign up for text message updates for the Court at:

 Additional operational updates will be available as issued and can be found at:

 For more information, contact Traffic Division Call Center at 404-294-2099.


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