Court Clerk, Cathelene “Tina” Robinson, will launch civil e-filing on
October 5, 2015
Odyssey eFileGA allows users to open cases and file documents from a single website to many courts in Georgia from anywhere — 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Courts in multiple Georgia Counties are collaborating to simplify civil e-filing in the state, and eFileGA provides one location for attorneys and courts to search for existing cases across counties. The system streamlines the filing processes and eliminates the need to file paper documents at the clerk’s counter.
Civil & Magistrate eFileGA benefits include:
Reduced average filing time
Lowered costs for filing, anytime from any Internet-ready computer
Eliminate costly trips to the courthouse
Enhanced reporting and financial reconciliation
Increased access to file-stamped copies of your court documents
To e-file, register at www.eFileGA.com. (A filing fee does apply)
This method of filing will only apply to civil cases/documents.
The link below will provide you with specific details relating to e-Filing moving forward:
OPEN DEFAULTS - ATTENTION E-FILERS: IN REGARDS TO OPENING
… Our office will continue to accept pleadings (motion to open default or answer) to open default via our e-file system. However, you will be responsible for coming to our downtown office to remit payment for the corresponding pleading.
INCREASE IN FILING FEES FOR FULTON MAGISTRATE COURT
Filing fees for Fulton County Magistrate
Court are increasing pursuant to O.C.G.A. §15-10-80 and O.C.G.A. §36-15-9. Basic filing fees will increase from $54.00 to $60.00 effective September 1, 2016. Other surcharges will apply for service fees and additional defendants. Go to the Fulton Magistrate Court’s website for more details at http://www.magistratefulton.org
or visit the Court’s e-file website directly at http://www.odysseyefilega.com/
O.C.G.A. 9-11-7.1 requires that all new civil and domestic filings include a case filing information form.
Please select and complete the form as it relates to your filing. This form must be attached to new file cases.