As of May 18, 2020, the Duluth Municipal Court has resumed court sessions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the City of Duluth Municipal Court Clerk's Office at 770.623.2771.Extension of Order Establishing Protocols and Procedures during Pandemic Emergency.
Declaration of Judicial Emergency Order
Government Window is our current online site for payments. Please note, there is a 6.25% convenience fee for all on-line and phone payments. There is a 4% convenience fee for all credit card payments processed at the cashier window. All major credit cards will be accepted. If you do not wish to use a credit card, we will also accept cash, money orders & cashier checks; however, no personal checks will be accepted. Please call 1.888.960.0909 for automated ticket information and payments.
Mission Statement: The Duluth Municipal Court adjudicates cases arising out of alleged violations of local ordinances and certain State laws. The Court is headed by the Chief Judge and Court Administrator, assisted by Court staff. It is the Court's mission to provide efficient, fair resolution of all matters coming before it, and to ensure that all Court users are afforded ready access to the Court. The municipal courts are the largest class of courts in the State of Georgia, managing almost a million cases annually.
Objective: The Municipal Court has undertaken to provide the highest quality service to the public and the City of Duluth. Our staff is dedicated to providing an environment so as to instill confidence in, and respect for, the judicial system in general, and the Duluth Municipal Court. It is the mission of the Court to ensure that due process of law and fundamental fairness are afforded to all who appear before the Court, and that customer service by administrative staff is given the highest priority.
The Court will continue to emphasize public awareness and education, through the development of a more detailed website and informational brochures for users.
The Court will continue to examine, refine, and further develop, as appropriate, its procedures, so that the Court may be administered in the most efficient and businesslike manner.
Judicial Administrative Assistant: Danyel Mitchell
Margaret G. Washburn, Associate Judge
Chung H. Lee, Associate Judge
Claude Mason, Associate Judge
Tiffany P. Porter, Associate Judge
Solicitor: Russell T. Bryant, Esq.
Deputy Clerk of Court: Ivory Bennett
Court Assistant: Erika Samples
Court Assistant: Sylvia Francis
Court Cashier: Sam White
Court Assistant: Julie Hamilton
Part-Time Court Assistant: Jim Breen
Part-Time Court Assistant: Rhonda Briscoe
City of Duluth Code of Ethics
Newly elected Governor Brian P. Kemp, Chief Judge Charles Barrett and Associate Judge Margaret Washburn along with many judges from across the State of Georgia.
8:30am to 4:30pm
Municipal Court & Public Safety Building
3276 Buford Hwy
Duluth, Georgia 30096
Chief Judge & Court Administrator
Charles L. Barrett, III