Need a little more help? Want to file your case on-line? Need to find the County Ordinances? Here you will find all this and more!
Frequently Used Magistrate Court Forms – Need a form? Click the link! You may not need to come by the Magistrate Court to pick up a form, many are right here at the click of your mouse.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE: FILING INSTRUCTIONS IN LIGHT OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK – If you are unable to obtain a form pleading, please use the following website link to obtain the available form documents as well as to generate your needed documents. At this time we are unable to accept in-person filings.
**Please Note: Judges and Clerks will not provide legal advice.**
Are you or someone you know being sold for sex or made/forced to work for little or no pay and cannot leave?
Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888 or the Statewide Georgia Hotline for Domestic Minor Trafficking at 1-844-842-3678 for help.
All victims of slavery and human trafficking have rights and are protected by international, federal, and state law.
The hotline is:
(1) Anonymous and confidential;
(2) Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week;
(3) Able to provide help, referral to services, training, and general information;
(4) Accessible in 170 languages;
(5) Operated by a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization; and
(6) Toll free.
¿Está usted o alguien usted conoce está vendido para el sexo o hecho/forzado a trabajar por poco o ningún salario y no se puede dejar?
Llame al Centro de Recursos de la Trata de Personas Nacionales a 1-888-373-7888 o Linea directa del estado de Georgia para reporter Trafico Domestico de Menores a 1-844-842-3678 para obtener ayuda.
Todas las victimas de la esclavitud y la trata de seres humanos tienen derechos y están proctegidos por la ley estatal internacional, federal, y.
La linea es:
(1) Anónimo y confidencial;
(2) Disponible las 24 horas del día, siete días a la semana;
(3) Capaz de proporcionar ayauda, referido a los servicios, la formación y la información en general;
(4) Accesible en 170 idiomas;
(5) Operado por una organización no gubernamental sin fines de luero, y;
(6) Sin cargo.
Would you like to know more about Georgia’s Court System?
Did you know that if you live in Pike County, Georgia, you live in the Griffin Judicial Circuit? There are three other counties in our circuit; do you know what they are? Do you know what type of Courts we have in our County? In our Circuit? Do you know who your judges are? (Hint: You can find out who your Magistrates are by going back to our General Information page!)
(I will save you some time in searching for the State Court Judge of Pike County: we don’t have a State Court so we have no State Court Judge!)
Helpful County Links:
District Attorney’s Office – 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia 30295 (770) 567-2020
Griffin Circuit Family Law Workshop There are a number of attorneys who will offer specific, limited legal services at set rates. Information on this type of legal assistance will be provided to workshop participants.The Griffin Circuit Family Law Workshop helps with these case types: -Divorce -Contempt -Paternity/Legitimization -Modification of Child Support
Pike County Superior Court Clerk – Clerk, Pam Thompson: (770) 567-2000
Probate Court of Pike County – Information regarding Marriage Licenses, Traffic Citations, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Estates and Firearms Permits: (770) 567-8734
Pike County Sheriff’s Department – (770) 567-8431 (In case of an EMERGENCY, please call 911)
Pike County Board of Commissioners – (770) 567-3406
Pike County Ordinances – Please be certain latest version is available by calling the Office of the County Commissioners at (770) 567-3406.
Transfer Station (f/k/a The Landfill or The Dump) – (770) 567-2039
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
*Not affiliated with Pike County or Magistrate Court
DISCLAIMER: The following numbers and contact information are provided for your general information purposes only. These resources are not affiliated with Pike County Government or the Courts. A listing here is not a recommendation or endorsement as we may know nothing about a service other than we have been informed that it is being offered. Your use of any of this information is offered as a starting point for your search, not as a recommendation.
The numbers and information do not constitute legal advice or opinions of any kind; nor are they to be construed as advertising, solicitation or recommendation of product or service. No lawyer-client, advisory, fiduciary or other relationship is created herein by any person accessing or otherwise using the numbers and information provided below.
The Magistrate Court of Pike County is not affiliated with, and not liable for, any damages, losses or causes of action of any nature arising from any use of any of the below listed numbers or information on possible services available in our area; nor is this a complete list of services. These services have been brought to our attention and are being passed on for the convenience of those in search of help. As the Court has no personal knowledge of these services, a listing here shall not be considered a recommendation under any circumstances.
State Bar of Georgia – Find an attorney and other useful information.
Georgia Legal Services – “A non-profit law firm serving rural and small town Georgia offering free legal services in civil cases to people who cannot afford to hire a lawyer …11 offices around the state to serve people where they live … (with) such as domestic violence, eviction or foreclosure, denial of hard-earned benefits such as unemployment, inability to get critically needed health care or food aid, and many more.”
LawHelp – “Helping people find solutions to their legal problems”
Alcoholics Anonymous: Pike County Group meets each Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.; and Zebulon AA Group meets at 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings.
Christian Women’s Center: “providing a safe haven for women and their children from crisis situations. All services are provided at no cost to the residences.”
P.O. Box 773
Sunny Side, GA 30284
Domestic Violence Support Group
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation: “To empower individuals with disabilities to achieve personal independence and employment success.”
Griffin Sexual Assault Center
Adult survivors of rape – confidential location
Georgia Meth Project: Get Help Resources, including:
- Crisis & Access Line
- Georgia Treatment Centers
- Georgia Council on Substance Abuse
- Metro Atlanta Treatment Center
- National Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
- National Mental Health Services Locator
- Helpline Georgia
- Parents Toll Free Helpline
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Crystal Meth Anonymous
Atlanta, GA 31139
Pike County Christian Outreach Center (Food pantry, clothing, household items): Open Monday, Wednesday & Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2564 Main Street
Molena, GA 30258
Pike Community Resource Network: Request the Community Connections Counseling & Medical Resources List (Here: Community Connections Pike) list from the Pike Community Resource Network for a listing of both public and private resources. Michael Powell, Coordinator/E.D.,
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program): Beyond the Bell: “Triple P gives parents simple tips to help manage the big and small problems of family life. Problems like toddler tantrums or teenage rebellion. Self-esteem issues. Bedtime battles. Disobedience. Aggression. Triple P can help you deal with them all – and more!” By managing everyday behavior problems well when children are young, more serious problems can be avoided later. This program is offered free of charge the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Pike County Magistrate Court. (*Note: This program is NOT offered BY the Magistrate Court; however, the need for this type of family support service is great, and in our on-going effort to serve to our citizens and community we have permitted use of our limited space one afternoon per month for your convenience.)
Southern Crescent Adult Education: Free GED Classes offered in Concord, Thomaston and Griffin. Free instruction, free books and materials, flexible class schedules, and some scholarships for GED testing fees! Click link (above) to register, or call 770-467-6036.
PROMISE PLACE: “Promise Place provides comprehensive domestic violence services to Fayette, Spalding, Pike, and Upson Counties. Promise Place offers emergency shelter, 24 hour crisis hotline, crisis intervention, safety planning, legal advocacy, weekly support groups, children’s programs, emergency needs assistance, and community education. Promise Place now serves over 3,000 victims of domestic violence and their children each year. In addition, Promise Place reaches 2,594 students each year through our Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program taught in 9th grade Health classes.” Office in Zebulon, GA 30295, Phone: 770-567-3447; Crisis Hotlines: 866-780-3718 and 770-460-1604.
Teen Challenge – Prayer Mountain Boys Academy: “Teen Challenge is a 15 month Christian discipleship residential program with a 6 month post-residential aftercare plan. The program is to help reshape and rebuild the life of teen boys through God’s word and discipline.”
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 519, Meansville, GA 30256
Physical Address: 736 U.S. Highway 19, Meansville, GA 30256
Phone: (770) 567-8180
Fax: (770) 567-8183
Three Rivers Regional Commission (TRRC): “As a regional planning commission, TRRC works with local governments in areas such as:
- Aging Services – senior centers, adult day care, meals at home and in group settings, caregiver support, transportation, senior job training, health screenings, and more.
- Workforce Development – One Stop Career Centers, skills assessments, youth services, veteran services, employer services. Contact: Lisa Philpot, Career Facilitator.
- Transportation – on demand, low-cost public transit, mobility management, transit planning. Contact Person: Tracie Sanchez, Regional Mobility Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: (770) 229-4885; *You must call ahead to make a reservation.
- Local/Regional Planning
Counties Served: Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup and Upson.
West Central Georgia Workforce Investment Board
Youth Services: Providing Services for Youth as follows: Study skills training; alternative secondary school service; paid and unpaid work experiences, including internships and job shadowing; occupational skill training; leadership development; community service and peer centered activities; supportive services; tutoring and mentoring; career counseling; job retention skills training; job placement assistance.
Phone: (770) 229-9799
P.O. Box 97
Griffin, GA 30224
Thrift Store: 1418 Ga. Hwy 16 West, Griffin, GA 30223
Phone: (770) 412-8542
Grief Share Recovery Support Group
Eagles Way Church
100 Hudson Road
Paxen Learning Corporation: Offering GED preparation, Life Skills and Job Skills training. Pamela Little, Program Manager
215 South 11TH Street
Griffin, GA 30224
Cell: (770) 658-0853