Services Provided by Clerk's Office

The Office of the Clerk of Courts of Liberty County, Georgia, is staffed and structured into divisions to provide:

  • Clerical, administrative and support services to the four courts the office serves.
  • Management of real estate and personal property records of the county
  • Additional services required by law and as a courtesy to the citizenry of the county.

The three divisions of the office are listed below. Select from the following to view specific services.

Business/Administrative Judicial Property

The Office of the Clerk of Courts accepts cash and credit card payments for services provided by the office or for fines and misdemeanor bonds. When credit card payments are made, a surcharge is assessed pursuant to Georgia law for the merchant fee charged to the office. The following types of credit cards are accepted:




BUSINESS/ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
Liberty County Justice Center
201 South Main Street, Suite 1200
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Telephone: 912-876-3625

The Business/Administrative Division of the Office of the Clerk of Courts of Liberty County provides many auxiliary services. Primarily this division is responsible for administration of the office and accounting for all funds paid into the registries of the courts it serves. Other services provided by the division are:

  • Charters (corporate) -- filing not required with the Office of the Secretary of the State of Georgia.
  • Corporations (articles of) -- for corporations not required to be filed with the Office of the Secretary of the State of Georgia; also, the Office provides computer access to the Georgia On-Line (GO) Network Corporation database, providing a statewide listing of all corporations and their officers. Other information is available from the Office of the Secretary of State Corporation Division at www.sos.state.ga.us/corporations.
  • Jury Management -- maintaining and managing all jury pool information for the county, summoning and notifying jurors, and managing juries during jury selection and trials.
  • Notary Public -- issuing and approving all applications for notary public for citizens of Liberty County.
  • Partnerships -- filing and maintaining all records for partnerships within the county.
  • Passports -- serving as the THE local U.S. Passport acceptance agency.
  • Trade Names -- filing and maintaining all records.
  • Veteran's Military Records. O.C.G.A. § 15-6-72 provides the clerk of superior court shall record and index the discharge certificates of all former members of the armed services of the United States residing in the county, showing their discharge from military service. Click to see more information about Military Discharges.



PROPERTY DIVISION
Liberty County Justice Center
201 South Main Street, Suite 1200
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Telephone: 912-876-3625

The Property Division is responsible for receiving, recording, processing, indexing and reproducing all records for land (real estate) and personal property bought, sold, or otherwise conveyed or encumbered in Liberty County. The following records are maintained permanently by the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, copies of which may be obtained by any citizen:

Real Estate
Administrator's Deeds Bond to Discharge Lien Cemetery Deeds
Executor's Deeds Judgments iens and Executions
Security Deeds Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Filings (UCC-3) Warranty Deeds
Other (Property-Related)
Affididavits Agreements Amendments
Assignments Condominium Covenants and Declarations Plats (including subdivisions and condominiums)
Charters Limited Partnerships Easements
Modification Agreements Federal Tax Liens/Releases Notice of Suits and Related Orders
Power and Revocation of Attorney Resolutions and Revocations of Declarations Revocations of Trusts
Subordination Agreements Transfers Trust Indentures


Click here to download guide to Intangible Tax laws in Georgia



JUDICIAL DIVISION
Liberty County Justice Center
201 South Main Street, Suite 1200
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Telephone: 912-876-3625

The Judicial Division serves the following courts:

Superior Court State Court Magistrate Court Juvenile Court

Click on the court above to view records of which copies and/or files may be obtained.

The Division is responsible for receiving, filing, storing, and retrieving civil and criminal court records for Superior Court, State Court and Magistrate Court. The division is also responsible for managing juvenile court records. All records are open for public inspection and copying except juvenile court records, to which access is limited to juvenile intake and probation officers and officers of the juvenile court (judges, clerk and clerk's staff). The division provides support for each court through management of records and attendance during all court proceedings. Records available through the division are:

Superior Court
General Civil Cases Domestic Civil Cases (Divorce, Alimony and Child Support)
Name Changes Legimations
Condemnations Modifications
Contempt Petitions Worker's Compensation Petitions
Uniform Recipricol Enforcement Support Act Petions (URESA) Family Violence Petitions
Lis Pendens (pending liens) Criminal Indictments (felonies)
Subpoenas
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State Court
General Civil Cases Modifications
Criminal Accusations (misdemeanors) Subpoenas
Contempt Petitions
Magistrate Court
General Civil Cases (maximum suit amount $15,000 or less) Bad Checks
Modification Petitions Contempt Petitions
Pre-indicted criminal warrants (felonies) and misdemeanor accusations Subpoenas
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Juvenile Court
Deprivation Petitions Unruly Petitions
All juvenile court records are confidential and are not accessible to the public. Access is limited to juvenile intake and probation officers and officers of the Juvenile Court (judges, clerk and clerk's staff).