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2010.1205 | Lists of persons who have been adjudicated as mentally incompetent

Description:  Records relating to deleting from electors lists the names of those persons who have been adjudicated as mentally incompetent

Retention:  2 Years

Category:  Probate,


2010-0412 | Malpractice

Description:  Documents relating to cases alleging mal practice

Retention:  20 Years

Category:  Superior and State Court Civil,


2010.1206 | Marriage Records

Description: 

Retention:  Permanent

Category:  Probate,


2010.0203 | Minute Books

Description:  Books contain photostatic copies of the accusation and disposition of each case.

Retention:  20 Years

Category:  Misdemeanor Courts,


2010.0303 | Minute Books

Description:  Books contain photostatic copies of the accusation and disposition of each case.

Retention:  10 Years. DUI or Serious Traffic 20 Years

Category:  Magistrate Courts, Misdemeanor Traffic, Misdemeanor Transcripts and Traffic Files and Transcripts,


2010.0404 | Minute Books

Description:  Books contain photostatic copies of the accusation and disposition of each case.

Retention:  Permanent

Category:  Superior and State Court Civil,


2010.1501 | Misdemeanor, Traffic and Ordinance violations

Description:  Documents relating to the investigation of prosecution of Misdemeanor and misdemeanor traffic under Georgia law and alleged violations of county ordinances which are brought against individuals and corporations.

Retention:  5 Years

Category:  Prosecution,


2010.0410 | Name Changes

Description:  Case files relating to a Name Change

Retention:  Permanent

Category:  Superior and State Court Civil,


2010.1003 | Newspapers Containing Legal Advertisements

Description:  Documents giving public notice through newspaper advertisements of official actions

Retention:  40 Years if declined by Library

Category:  Other,


2010.0103 | Non-Capital Felonies Transcripts

Description:  Documents relating to certified verbatim records or narrative recollections of judicial proceedings

Retention:  20 Years

Category:  Felony Record Retention,


2010.1001 | Notary Public Application, Certificates and Dockets Application and Certificates

Description:  Documents relating to certifying persons to be notaries public. Included are applications for becoming a notary, certificates and docket books listing persons certified.

Retention:  Permanent

Category:  Other,


2010.0306 | Ordinance Violation

Description:  Records Concerning ordinance violations

Retention:  2 Years

Category:  Magistrate Courts,


2010.0709 | Original Instruments

Description:  Includes documents designed as bills of sale, personal property mortgages contracts etc.

Retention:  Return

Special Instructions:  Records Recorded prior to January 1, 1964

Category:  Property Records,


2010.1102 | Parental notification of Abortion Case Files

Description:  The individual juvenile court case files shall serve as the minutes.

Retention:  90 Days

Category:  Juvenile,


2010.1207 | Peddlers Licenses and Certificates of Legibility Files

Description:  Application for peddler's license and certificate of legibility for disabled, indigent, disabled veterans and the blind for a free license

Retention:  2 Years

Category:  Probate,


2010-0411 | Personal Injury

Description:  Civil Cases related to Personal Injury

Retention:  20 Years

Category:  Superior and State Court Civil,


2010.0802 | Practicing Attorneys Registration Books

Description:  Documents relating to the registration of practiceing attorneys

Retention:  Permanent

Category:  Attorneys,


2010.1505 | Prosecutor’s Dismissed Misdemeanor and Misdemeanor Traffic Case Files

Description:  Documents relating to the District Attorney's office by the Dept. of Human Services pursuant to OCGA 19-11-1

Retention:  3 Years

Category:  Prosecution,


2010.1502 | Prosecutor’s Felony Case Files

Description:  Documents relating to the prosecution of individuals for felony violations of Georgia law.

Retention:  25 Years

Category:  Prosecution,


2010.1209 | Public Officers’ Oaths and Bonds

Description:  The oaths of office and bonds of public Officials filed in the probate court.

Retention:  6 Years

Category:  Probate,


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