Fees for Issuance & Recordation of Judgements & Executions

Pursuant to the applicable provisions of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, judgments in Magistrate Court will be handled in the following manner:
  • When a money judgment is rendered in any case in Magistrate Court, the Clerk of the Magistrate Court will immediately issue execution (fifa - fieri facias) and transmit it to the Superior Court for recording on the general execution docket.
  • The Clerk of the Magistrate Court is required to collect a fee of $4 for the Magistrate Court Clerk’s Office and a $25 fee for the Superior Court Clerk’s Office.
  • The Clerk shall notify any individual or attorney who has obtained a money judgment by mailing or hand delivering a copy of the execution (fifa - fieri facias) request along with a copy of the judgment.