Magistrate Court

The Glynn County Magistrate Court's jurisdiction includes the following:

  • Civil Claims $15,000 or less
  • Application for and issuance of Criminal Arrest Warrants
  • Prosecution of County Ordinance Violations
  • Preliminary hearings
  • Dispossessories (Landlord Tenant)
  • Garnishments
  • Foreclosures
  • Prosecution of Misdemeanor Deposit Account Fraud (Bad Checks)

No jury trials are held in this court. Appeals from decisions in landlord, tenant and civil cases are made to the Superior and State courts.