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Bulloch County - Justice of the Peace Court - Criminal Dockets

 Series
Identifier: 116-04-009

Scope and Contents

Criminal dockets are used by the Justice and Superior Courts to document criminal complaints filed by the state in the Justice Court and the judgment resulting from such complaints. The information each volume provides includes: (1) Georgia Militia District name or number of court; (2) names of defendants; (3) names of person by whom warrant was issued and date of issue; (4) type of offense charged; (5) name of prosecutor (often not given); (6) Justice's cost enumerated, and (7) date set for trial (very seldom given). Most of the cases involved relatively minor complaints such as burglary, stabbing and passing worthless checks.

Dates

  • Created: 1889-1955

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

18.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Entries are arranged and listed in chronological order by date of issue of warrant. The volumes are listed by their inclusive date spans.
Title
Bulloch County - Justice of the Peace Court - Criminal Dockets
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States