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The Decatur County Magistrate Court is dedicated to providing efficient, accessible, and fair judicial services to our community.Â

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How can we help you?

Our court handles a wide range of cases, including small claims, minor criminal offenses, traffic violations, and landlord-tenant disputes. We are committed to upholding justice and ensuring that every individual receives respectful and professional treatment.

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The Decatur County Magistrate Court offers a variety of services to assist individuals and businesses in navigating legal matters. From criminal and civil cases to specialized programs and resources, our goal is to provide accessible and comprehensive support. Explore the sections below to learn more about the specific services we provide and how we can help you with your legal needs.

Criminal Criminal

Our court addresses a variety of criminal matters, including minor offenses, misdemeanor charges, and preliminary hearings for felony cases. Find information on procedures, filing charges, and attending hearings.

Civil Civil

The Magistrate Court handles a range of civil matters, such as small claims and contract disputes. Access information on how to file a claim, respond to a lawsuit, and understand court procedures.

Court Resources Court Resources

Find essential court resources, including downloadable forms, legal guidelines, and procedural information. Our resources are designed to assist you in navigating the legal system.

Small Claims Small Claims

Explore the various programs offered by the Magistrate Court, including mediation services and educational workshops. These programs are designed to provide additional support and resources to the community.

Landlords & Tenants Landlords & Tenants

Access information and services related to landlord-tenant disputes, including eviction proceedings and rental disagreements. Understand the processes and find necessary forms for resolving these issues.

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Magistrate Forms

Access a comprehensive collection of forms required for various legal procedures within the Magistrate Court. Whether you need to file a small claim, initiate an eviction, or request a hearing, our easy-to-use forms will guide you through the process. Simply download the necessary documents, follow the instructions provided, and submit them to the court.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Magistrate Forms

Access a comprehensive collection of forms required for various legal procedures within the Magistrate Court. Whether you need to file a small claim, initiate an eviction, or request a hearing, our easy-to-use forms will guide you through the process. Simply download the necessary documents, follow the instructions provided, and submit them to the court.