Magistrate Court is located on the third floor of the courthouse, 100 S. Jefferson Ave., East wing, Suite 306, Eatonton, GA 31024. The court’s normal hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except for holidays.* The court does not close for lunch.
*The office is closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
MLK Jr. Day
Day after Thanksgiving Day
The Court conducts civil and criminal trials in the Magistrate Court courtroom, on the third floor of the courthouse, East wing, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Bond hearings are held at the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:00 PM and on Fridays at 11:00 AM. There are no jury trials in Magistrate Court.
Chief Magistrate Judge Dorothy J. Adams and Magistrate Judge Jesse Copelan, Jr. are available to sign warrants for law enforcement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, including holidays.
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