About the Clerk's Office

The Hall County Courthouse, Gainesville, GA

What is a superior court clerk?

Superior court clerks have been around since the inception of the State of Georgia. “Clerk of Court” is one of four elected county offices created by the Georgia Constitution. Each of Georgia’s 159 counties has one. Clerks are the official record keepers of the county—they receive and maintain criminal and civil court filings and serve as custodian of county land and property records. 

Fast Facts:

The Hall County Clerk of State and Superior Court is the largest department in the local Judiciary.


The seven divisions of the office are Civil, Criminal, Jury, Traffic Violations & Accounting, Real Estate, Records Management, Board of Equalization (BOE) Appeal Administrator, and Courts.  The Clerk's Office is responsible for the following functions: