Putnam County State Court

General Information

100 South Jefferson Ave., Suite 218
Eatonton, GA 31024
Tel: (706)485-4056
Fax: (706)923-2341

Judge R. Michael Gailey, Jr
100 South Jefferson Ave., Suite 218
Eatonton, GA  31024
Tel: (706)485-4056 
Fax: (706)923-2341  
Solicitor General Russell Thomas
100 South Jefferson Ave., Suite 205
Eatonton, GA  31024
Tel: (706)923-2331    
Fax: (706)923-2332  

Shazett Bullard, Deputy Clerk
State Court Criminal (misdemeanors) and Traffic

Sandra Mitts, Deputy Clerk
State Court Civil and Traffic

Court Calendars click here.

Need to Pay A Fine Online? You Can Do So By Clicking Here.

You do not have to appear in court unless you wish to contest the citation, or if the offense requires a court appearance.

Process to make payments: No personal or business checks will be accepted. We now accept Credit Cards/Debt Cards in the office for your convenience.  Please send money orders to, cashier or certified checks make checks payable to State Court of Putnam County and mailed to the following address:

EATONTON, GEORGIA 31204                                  

To insure proper credit, please write legibly, include yellow copy of the citation, and make sure that your citation number is included on all correspondence, along with a return mailing address and self addressed stamped envelope if you want a receipt returned to you.

Most fines can be paid before your court date that is listed on your citation. Some of the charges and fine amounts are listed. Fines may change at the discretion of the Judge.

The following offenses must appear in court:

  1. DUI
  2. Obstruction of an Officer
  3. Attempting to elude an Officer
  4. Driving with a suspended license/revoked
  5. Driving without minimum required insurance coverage
  6. Any offense involving damage to a property or person
  7. Any person that is under the age of 21 and speeding 24 or more miles per hour over the speed limit.
  8. Driving without a license
  9. Possession of marijuana
  10. Possession of alcohol by a minor.

If you fail to respond on or before your court date in accordance with the procedures outlined above, your driver’s license may be suspended and/or a bench warrant issued for your arrest.

Putnam County DUI Court

For information please contact:

DUI Court Coordinator
Chelsea Hughes, Chief Probation Officer
Judicial Alternatives of Georgia
824 Oak Street, Suite 2
Eatonton, Georgia 31024
Tel: (706)485-2247
Fax: (706)485-2249

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