Notice: The Main Lobby in the Recorders Court facility is under construction. In person payments are being accepted at the cashier window in the Bobby Burgess Building.
The mission of DeKalb County Recorders Court is to provide the citizens of DeKalb County with fair and impartial justice, promote public safety, enhance public trust and confidence, and safeguard the constitutional rights of all who appear in this court. In accomplishing this mission we will provide service in a timely, efficient, courteous and fiscally responsible manner."
Recorders Court was established by an amendment to the Georgia Constitution in 1945. Our jurisdiction includes all traffic misdemeanors in unincorporated DeKalb County, misdemeanor shoplifting, possession of alcohol by minor misdemeanors, misdemeanor possession of marijuana charges and all ordinance violations in unincorporated DeKalb County.
Effective Monday, February 25, 2013, many of our court functions and services will be located at the Bobby Burgess Building, second floor. Please check below to make sure you are going to the correct building. The Burgess Building is located between Recorders Court and Magistrates Court.