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Atlanta Family Law Courts

The city of Atlanta is located in Fulton County, but the greater metropolitan Atlanta area generally consists of five core counties in northern Georgia: Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett. Below is a directory of Atlanta-area courthouses that handle family law cases, by county:

Clayton County

Superior Court, Harold R. Banke Justice Center                                                             9151 Tara Boulevard                                                                                            Jonesboro, GA 30236

Clerk's Office, Civil & Domestic Divisions: (770) 477-3405                                       Alternative Dispute Resolution: (770) 477-4575                                                             D.A.'s Office, Child Support Division: (770) 477-4552                                                     

Probate Court                                                                                                               121 South McDonough St., Annex Bldg. 3                                                            Jonesboro, GA 30236                                                                                                 

(770) 477-3301

Cobb County

Superior Court                                                                                                                30 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-1800                                                                                                            Fax: (770) 528-1808

Probate Court                                                                                                                 32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090

(770) 528-1900                                                                                                            Fax: (770) 528-1996  

Marriage License Information (marriages performed at probate court)

Child Support Receiver: (770) 528-3055
Divorcing Parents Seminar: (770) 528-1812                                                              Mediation: (770) 528-1812

DeKalb County

DeKalb County Courthouse                                                                                            556 N. McDonough St.                                                                                           Decatur, GA 30030                                                                                                     (404) 371-4901

Alternative Dispute Resolution Center: (404) 370-8194

Family Law Information Center: Provides legal forms, notary public, fee-based attorney consultations and other services for those representing themselves in family court. Call (404) 687-3990 for more information.

Parenting Center: Seminars for divorcing parents are offered three times per month at a cost of $30 per participant. Call (404) 371-4953 for more information.

Fulton County

Fulton County Superior Court                                                                                         136 Pryor Street, SW
Suite C-640
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

(404) 612-4518                                                                                                            Fax: (404) 332-0480

Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Located in suite JG26 at the above address. Phone: (404) 612-4549; Fax: (404) 335-2518

Family Law Information Center: Provides legal forms, notary public, fee-based attorney consultations and other services for those representing themselves in family court. Call (404) 612-2789 for more information.

Child Support Information: FAQ regarding child support, list of support organizations, etc.

Families in Transition Parenting Seminars: Offered to divorcing parents. Call (404) 612-4618 for more information.

Fulton County Probate Court                                                                                          185 Central Ave SW, Suite T-2705                                                                            Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 730-4640

Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County Superior Court                                                                                       75 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

(770) 822-8100

Family Violence Resources: FAQs with links to non-governmental organizations and government resources.

Probate Court                                                                                                             (770) 822-8250                                                                                                        

Estate Fax: (770) 822-8217                                                                                       Estate Email: estates@gwinnettcounty.com                                                                  Vital Records: (770) 822-8008                                                                                      Vital Records Email: vitalrecords@gwinnettcounty.com