Fairburn Municipal Court

Fairburn Municipal Court

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Fairburn Municipal Court is a municipal court in the county of Fulton, Georgia. It has jurisdiction over shoplifting and marijuana possession, criminal, traffic, and vehicle matters. The court has a right to order warrants on serious criminal matters. It also conducts the preliminary hearing. This court also provides virtual hearing services for cases. Proper dressing and suggested guidelines by the court should be followed by every person that visits the court for the hearing.

How to search for the case record?

Fairburn Municipal Court records information for cases are available online and in the town clerk’s and county clerk’s offices. All the case information and trails are recorded and maintained by the county and clerk’s office. They can be searched online by using the following ways:

  • Searching by name
  • Searching by case number
  • Searching by address
  • Searching by phone
  • Searching by email

Some cases are not available online because they are confidential according to the law. These types of information are only available at the county court or county clerk’s office. They can be obtained by filing and submitting an open record request form online. Fill in your name, phone number, email, address, city, state, and zip code. Enter the explanation in the textbox why you want this information; if you have any extra information regarding that case which record information you want, then attach them and submit it online. The court will respond with whether to provide this information. For more information about the public records, call or mail the court.

How to make payments?

Fairburn Municipal Court payment for tickets and fines can be made in the following ways:

· In-Person:

A person can pay for tickets and fines by visiting the court during regular court hours and paying in cash, checks, or with a card at the counter. 2.99% convenience and other charges will be applied if you make payment with a credit card.

· Mail:

A Person can send a certified check or money order to the court’s mailing address. The address is 26 W Campbellton St # 118, Fairburn, GA 30213, United States. Cash or personal checks are not acceptable in the mail; only certified checks or money orders are accepted. Remember to write your citation when you send the payment, and mail the payment in a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you want a receipt.

· Online:

A person can pay online using the online payment portal https://www.governmentwindow.com/ticketfastpay.html. Select the city or court, enter your citation number and select the payment method. Service charges are applied in this case.

How can I take a virtual hearing for the case?

Fairburn Municipal Court Virtual Hearing services are available for some cases, and the court will send a schedule to those whose hearings are affected for any reason. You can search your schedule using https://web.icourtapp.com/search?court_id=7. Enter your full name and date of birth, and your schedule for the online case hearing will come. Install or open the court application in your web browser. The court will call you or give you a link, and you can join the court hearing session using it. Make sure you have a strong Internet connection. If you have difficulty or need guidance, contact the court.

How much fine a person had to pay for traffic violations and offenses?

Fairburn Municipal Court fines for traffic violations and offenses depend upon the type of violation you committed. In some violations, you can pay a fine before the court date. Points are also given with the fine; if you do a violation multiple times and do not get a fine, your points increase, and your insurance and driver’s license will be suspended. A person had to pay $685 and got 6 points if they drove aggressively, 6 points and a $295 fine if pass through the school bus unlawfully,3 points and pay $165 if do not obey the police officer and traffic control device, $165 if using high beams and $87 if driving with an expired license and many more. If you do not pay a fine on time, you will be placed on probation, and after 30 days, you will have to face probation fees.

When appearing in court is necessary? 

Fairburn Municipal Court appearance is necessary in criminal cases, accident cases, DUI, no insurance driving, and driving recklessly and aggressively. Appearance is also necessary if you drive with a speed of 30+ mph. If you enter a plea of not guilty, you have to appear in court with all the proof and an attorney that can prove your innocence. If you do not appear in court on schedule, you have to pay $200 additional fees, your license will be suspended, and sometimes an arrest warrant will be issued against you.

What will happen on arraignments?

Fairburn Municipal Court arraignments schedule is written on the bottom of the citation of the ticket you received. In arraignment, only pre-trial, a plea of guilty and Nolo Contendere are heard by the judges. A plea of not guilty is not heard in this. If a person does not appear on the arraignment, then charges against them will occur. If you want a res date, contact the clerk before the schedule and remember that only reset dates for the trial are allowed.

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What are the responsibilities of the court clerk?

Fairburn Municipal Court clerks’ responsibilities are to help every visitor who comes to the court, but they cannot provide legal services. The clerk’s office will maintain each case file, receive and handle payment and fines, prepare the court docket and calendar, and provide and help the judge in the case hearing. They provide information related to the case proceedings and give the schedule if you give a reset trial form.

FAQ:

If I submit proof of compliance, is my appearance in the court necessary or not?

No, you do not have to appear in court if you submit proof of compliance and pay the fine.

I am out of state and want to reset my arraignments schedule; how can I do that?

Email or fax the court for a reset date if you are out of state and unavailable on the schedule.

My child is 19 years old, and he received a ticket. Is it mandatory for him to appear in court?

Yes, any person under 21, known as a juvenile, had to appear in court with parents or guardians if they received a ticket.

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