Welcome to the Glynn County Superior Court
The Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia is presided over by 5 judges, elected by the voters of the five counties that make up the Brunswick Circuit. The judges preside over jury trials, rule on evidence, hear motions, and render verdicts in bench trials. Each Superior Court Judge is elected to a four year term. Superior Court is a court of general jurisdiction handling both civil and criminal law actions.
The Superior Court of Glynn County has concurrent jurisdiction with State Court over cases involving misdemeanors, contract disputes, premises liability, and other actions. In addition, the Superior Court has exclusive equity jurisdiction over all cases of divorce, title to land, and felonies involving jury trials, including death penalty cases
The Brunswick Circuit consist of Glynn, Camden, Appling, Wayne and Jeff Davis Counties. Sessions of the courts, civic and criminal, are held in the county courthouse of each county.
COVID-19 and Superior Court Clerk’s Office
We urge people who are ill or suspect they have been exposed to COVID-19 to avoid the courthouse.
The Superior and Magistrate Court Clerk’s office will remain open for essential functions.
In Superior Court, essential functions including the child support payment function, Real Estate recordings, property records search, filings in civil and criminal cases, Family Violence Petitions and others will continue.
In Magistrate Court, essential functions including search warrants, criminal arrest warrants, first appearance hearings and bond hearings will continue.
All Magistrate Court hearings have been cancelled until further notice
All Superior Court civil hearings and trials, both jury and non-jury, are cancelled through
May 1, 2020. This includes domestic matters and chambers calendars. Hearings for the following days have been continued until further notice:
Tuesday, March 17th- Judge Harrison (Domestic Chambers Calendar)
**March 17th has been continued to April 21st
Wednesday, March 18th- Judge Rountree (Special Set Hearing)
Thursday, March 19th- Judge Kelley (Special Set Hearing)
Tuesday, March 24th- Judge Wilkes/Judge Guy (Domestic Chambers Calendar)
**March 24th has been continued to April 28th
Thursday, March 26th- Judge Lane (Special Set Hearing)
Monday, March 30th- Judge Lane (Criminal Calendar Call)
Tuesday, March 31st- Judge Scarlett (Special Set Hearings)
Thursday, April 2nd- Judge Lane (Criminal Pre-Trial Diversion)
Friday, April 3rd- Judge Lane (Criminal Motions)
Tuesday, April 7th- Judge Lane (Domestic Chambers Calendar)
**April 7th has been continued to May 5th
Wednesday, April 8th- Judge Kelley
Monday, April 13th- Judge Lane (Jury Selection)
Click here to view the Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency (Updated 4.6.2020)