Sep 10 2017

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Dress Code for all jurors:

Proper Professional Attire Required. Mean wear coat and tie/ladies wear dresses or dress pantsuits. No pagers, cell phone or purses are allowed in the courtroom.

Juror Questionnaire: All juror questionnaires should be completed and submitted to the clerk’s office prior to the court date.

All jurors who have been summoned to court for the Grand Jury should report to Courtroom C on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 am. The entrance to Courtroom C is located at the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

All jurors who have been summoned to court for the Superior Court Criminal Trial should report to the Bennett Courtroom on Monday, April 17 at 10:00 am. The Bennett Courtroom is located upstairs in the Historical Wayne County Courthouse.

All jurors who have been summoned to court for the State Court Trial scheduled for Tuesday, April 18. have been excused.

Clerks of Superior Court have been elected county constitutional officers since 1798, when framers of Georgia’s constitution created the office and provided for election of a clerk in each county of the state.

The Clerk is accountable only to the people who elect him or her. He or she is not an employee or appointee of any county or state commission or any agent or agency of the judiciary. As an impartial county officer, the Clerk provides some of the most important checks-and-balances needed in both local county government and the state’s judicial system.

The Clerk’s duties include running the business arm of the local court system; accounting for all monies arising from fines, fee, court costs and fees required by law for specific services; service as clerk of the commission responsible for arraying county trial and grand juries; providing oversight and administrative support to the county board of tax equalization; and protecting and permanently maintaining citizens’ court, land and other important vital records.

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