Probate Court and Magistrate Court

Location Details

Court House Annex

47 North Pecan Street Ellaville, GA 31806


Monday - Friday

  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Judge of Probate & Magistrate Court - Mitzi E. Moorman

Mitzi Moorman

Clerk of Probate & Magistrate Court - Sharon Miller

Probate Court

Contact Information

  • Mitzi E. Moorman
  • Mailing address: P.O. Box 385, Ellaville, GA 31806
  • Physical address: 47 N. Pecan Street, Ellaville, GA 31806
  • Email:
  • Phone: 229-937-2905
  • Fax: 229-937-5010

Items handled by the Probate Court

  • Probate Wills
  • Traffic court
  • Weapons carry licenses
  • Marriage licenses
  • Assign guardianship
  • Assign conservatorship
  • Vital records registrar
  • Elections superintendent


Magistrate Court

Contact Information

  • Sharon Miller
  • Mailing address: P.O. Box 372, Ellaville, GA 31806
  • Physical address: 47 N. Pecan Street, Ellaville, GA 31806
  • Email:
  • Phone: 229-937-5110
  • Fax: 229-937-5010

Items handled by the Magistrate Court

  • Approve/sign all warrants
  • Civil cases up to $15,000
  • School truancy
  • State & county law/ordinance violations
  • Landlord/tenant actions
  • Dispossessory actions
  • Processes returned checks

Magistrate Court Filing Fees

(effective January 1, 2020)
Please make all forms of payment payable to Schley County Magistrate Court for all actions and applicable service fees.

Type of Action Filing Fee
Application for Criminal Arrest Warrant $20.00
Bad Check Warrant (per check) $20.00
Pre-Warrant Hearing Application $20.00
Civil Suits with Sheriff’s Service $105.00
FIFA $29.00
FIFA Cancellation (all payable to Superior Court) $25.00
Dispossessory Actions with Sheriff’s Service $105.00
Sheriff’s Service per Civil Defendant
(per action to Include Writ of Possession)
Garnishment $105.00
Foreclosure of Personal Property $105.00
Subpeona Service Fee $10.00
Interrogatories $10.00


Clerk of Superior Court - Kimberly McKinney

Kimberly McKinney

Superior Court

Contact Information

Items handled by the Superior Court

  • Filing and managing of all civil records including but not limited to divorces, child support, adoptions and Liens
  • Filing and managing of Misdemeanor and felony records including filing warrants, accusations and indictments.
  • Manage county trial and grand juries including summoning jurors.
  • Commissions Notary Public applicants
  • Records all land transactions and plats
  • Filings of Uniform Commercial Code Records
  • Security Deeds and Mortgages
  • Armed Services Discharge - DD214
  • Provides oversight and administrative support to the Board of Equalization

Southwest Georgia Judicial Circuit

Circuit Court Administrator - Debra Gibson

Contact Info

County Attorney - Jimmy Skipper, Jr.

Contact Information

Helpful Links

  • The Journal - (the Legal Organ for all Schley County Public Notices)
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