Why was a card from the Sheriff's Office left at my door?
Most likely, a Deputy Sheriff left the card. This means the Sheriff's Office has a civil paper, warrant, or subpoena for someone at this address. Call the Sheriff's Office at (706) 653-4225 to inquire.
 

Civil Paper Information

How do I have a civil paper served?
The Operations Bureau will serve civil papers after the Courts issue them.
 

Eviction Information

How can I evict someone from my property?
Eviction is a legal process that often times requires a court order. Call the Municipal Court office at (706) 653-4378 for more information.
 

Restraining Order Information

How do I get a restraining order?
The Sheriff's Office DOES NOT issue restraining orders. Restraining Orders can only be obtain through an attorney and the courts. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for serving, maintaining, and enforcing all restraining orders on file after they have been ordered and issued by the Courts.
 
What is a protective order?
Protective orders are issued to prevent acts of domestic violence against a person or to prevent a person from stalking, intimidating, or harassing another person. Both civil and criminal courts issue protective orders. The types of protection orders issued and the information contained in them varies from state to state.
 
How do I get a protective order?
The Sheriff's Office DOES NOT issue protective orders. As with restraining orders, protective orders are issued only by the Courts. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for serving, maintaining, and enforcing all protective orders on file after they have been ordered and issued by the Courts.
 

Warrant Information

Where do I Get a Peace Warrant?
All warrants are taken out on the 8th Floor of the Government Center through the Municipal Court.

Still have a question? If so, please contact us by calling (706) 653-4225 or e-mail us.