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Butts County - Justice of Peace Court - Criminal and Civil Dockets

Identifier: 118-04-006

Scope and Contents

This series consists of a bound volume documenting the civil and criminal complaints filed in this court for the inclusive date span listed which are similar to those found in Series 3 and 4 of this Record Group. Information presented includes: (1) date and term of court; (2) names of defendants and plaintiffs in civil cases; (3) type of complaint charged against defendant; (4) judgment rendered or disposition of case; (5) enumeration of court costs; (6) names of witnesses for the State (in criminal cases), and (7) amount of money involved (in civil cases). Some of the charges brought against the defendants (in criminal cases) include assault and battery, simple larceny, and (in civil cases) mortgage foreclosures, notice of garnishment and actions to collect on accounts past due or promissory notes.


  • Created: 1887-1889


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Arrangement Note

Entries are arranged and filed in chronological order by date and term of court. There is no index listing the names of the parties involved.

Butts County - Justice of Peace Court - Criminal and Civil Dockets
Georgia Archives
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Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States