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Grand Juries complete for Butts, Lamar and Monroe Counties.

Although COVID-19 severely impacted the judicial system we recently indicted or accused more than 300 cases at Grand Juries in Butts, Lamar, and Monroe Counties. We also successfully tried a case in Butts County last month. However, based on the order from the Supreme Court of Georgia, all further trials are suspended until further notice. From the Supreme Court of…

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Court continues during COVID-19.

Our office continues to handle cases in Superior and Probate Court during the current statewide judicial emergency which goes through August 13, 2020. We are practicing social distancing, wearing masks and are prohibited from jury trials. However, we are conducting motion hearings, pleas and arraignments. Use our website for more information at: http://towaligada.com/superior-court/

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Video Court Update

With Georgia’s judicial emergency extended to June 12th, the Towaliga Judicial Circuit continues to suspend all jury trials and grand juries. The circuit developed a plan to continue moving cases through the system, and will utilize video conferencing to conduct non-jury court days. This week, Lamar County Superior Court handled approximately 65 defendants in various stages of court proceedings, ranging…

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Peace Officers Memorial Day

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. This year, the names of 307 officers will be added to the…

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COVID-19 Response Plan

In order to better serve the public and limit the spread of COVID-19, our office is instituting the attached response plan. Office staff in our three counties, Butts, Lamar & Monroe, are working with reduced staff in the office to meet safe distancing guidelines and teleworking as directed. All offices are closed to the public and are following published national,…

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