Rockdale, DeKalb litigants to pay lower e-filing fees starting Jan. 1

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Effective Jan. 1, attorneys will be required to electronically file civil documents into all State and Superior Courts in Georgia.

Although the new law, Senate Bill 407, allows fees up to $30  for e-filing, the Clerk of Superior and State Courts in Rockdale and DeKalb have announced their fees will be $19 per case, per party, and no additional fees after 10 documents. Normal statutory fees and credit card convenience fees apply.

Under the new law, litigants can avoid the e-filing fee by filing remotely at or by using a kiosk located within the courthouse.

  • In Rockdale, there are four kiosk computers available in the Civil Division of the Rockdale Clerk of Superior and State Courts office, which is in Room 204 of the Rockdale County Courthouse, 922 Court Street, Conyers. The Rockdale Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding county holidays. For more information about civil e-filing, call the Rockdale County Clerk of Superior and State Courts Civil office at 770-278-7926.
  • In DeKalb, free e-filing is available at the PAT (Public Access Terminal) on the ground floor of the courthouse, which is located at 556 North McDonough Street, Decatur. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Contact the DeKalb Superior Court Clerk’s Office at 404-371-3267, 404-687-4776, or 404-687-3874.

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