91 Albany Ave
P.O. Box 6
Danielsville, GA 30633
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome and thank you for visiting the Madison County Magistrate Court Department.
This page is designed to provide information, procedure, and forms to aid in matters governed by Magistrate Court.
**Please be very careful when e-filing your case. Once cases are filed, they are Non-refundable. ***
***Madison Georgia is NOT Madison County!***
***You e-file your case to the county where the Defendant lives. ***
The Magistrate Court has Criminal and Civil Jurisdictions
The criminal responsibilities include issuing arrest warrants as well as good behavior bonds, conducting first appearance, bond, extradition, committal, and warrant applications hearing, presiding over and conducting trials for county ordinance violations and misdemeanor bad checks along with certain other misdemeanors as specified by statute.
The civil jurisdiction includes the trial and adjudication of civil claims of $15,000 or less, dispossessory (eviction) proceedings ($15,000 limitation does not apply to dispossessory action), garnishments and personal property foreclosures.
Staff & Contact Information
Chief Magistrate Judge - David Patton
Please be advised that it is illegal and improper for the clerks and/or the judge to dispense legal advise.
Should you need legal advise, please contact an attorney of your choice.
2022 Fee Schedule (Includes Sheriff Service Fee)
Filing of cases and/or answers must be received by 4:30 pm or will be file stamped for the next business day.
Second Tuesday of the Month - Misdemeanor Citation Hearings - 9:00 am
Cancellations and Request for Continuance must be received no less than 24 hours prior to your court date.
Should you desire to speak to Judge Patton personally, we require you call and set up an appointment.
If you need help with traffic citations, please call Probate Court 706-795-6365
Information Sheets and Filing Forms
Also check with the Tax Commissioner's Office for further information