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Director's Division

Marla S. Moore, AOC Director

The Director's Division oversees the AOC's work, serving as a liaison between the agency's governing body, the Judicial Council of Georgia, and its divisions and offices. The Director's Division is comprised of Human Resources, Communications, Governmental and Trial Court Liaison, General Counsel, and Budget Development. The director determines priorities, strategy, and direction of the agency and oversees its divisions. Read More


Court Services

Molly JM Perry, Court Services Division Director

The Court Services Division assesses court processes and operations, identifies opportunities for improvement, and proposes innovative solutions for court professionals, judges, and court systems. Read More


Financial Administration

Randy Dennis, Financial Administration Division Director

The Financial Administration Division provides fiscal services for the Judicial Council, AOC, courts, and other judicial branch organizations. Services provided include: payroll administration, budget preparation and management, audit compliance, invoicing, fixed asset management, and accounts receivable and payable. Staff also provides budget data to the Governor and General Assembly on behalf of each Judicial Council budgetary unit.  Read More


Information Technology

Jorge Basto, Information Technology Division Director

The Information Technology Division develops and supports court automation projects including the Child Support E-filing System, the AOC Judicial Information and Customer Portal, local case management and docketing systems for participating Georgia courts, and EXPRESS for e-citation solutions. Staff manages desktop software and equipment, the AOC network, e-mail, websites, and listservs. Read More


Judicial News

April 14, 2014
Fannin County crash kills judge
Access North Georgia
April 12, 2014
Drug court graduates do well, statistics show
Gainesville Times


Veterans Court to provide alternative to jail time
Marietta Daily Journal


April 10, 2014
Augusta still feels the influence of John Ruffin
Daily Report (sub. required)


April 7, 2014
Forsyth County Courts begin mental health CARE program


April 4, 2014
DeKalb judges choose juvenile court jurist
Daily Report (sub. required)
April 3, 2014
Clayton County represented on child welfare reform council
Clayton News Daily
Major changes come to Putnam State Court
Eatonton Messenger


April 1, 2014
Patricia Stone steps down as presiding Chatham County juvenile court judge
Savannah Now


Children's handprints cemented at new juvenile justice center


Drug court graduates 100th participant
Daily Tribune News


March 30, 2014
New judge is woman of "high character and great integrity"
Macon Telegraph
Drug court program graduates 100th participant
Daily Tribune News


March 27, 2014
Suzanne Smith become first female superior court judge in Cherokee Circuit
Daily Tribune News
March 26, 2014
Justice Carol Hunstein receives lifetime achievement award
Brookhaven Post
March 25, 2014
Athens-Clarke County DUI/Drug Court receives national acclaim
Athens Banner-Herald


Governor names new judges in Cherokee, Macon circuits
Daily Report (sub. required)


March 22, 2014
They chose drug court, and they're glad they did
Times Georgian


March 21, 2014
Retiring Aflac executive appointed juvenile court judge
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer


March 18, 2014
JHS Mock Trail Team gets record win, heads to nationals
Clayton News Daily
March 17, 2014
Veterans court recruits 15 new mentors
Daily Report (sub. required)
March 14, 2014
Judge Victoria Darrisaw gives Convocation address
Albany Herald
March 13, 2014
Judicial elections on the ballot this year
Douglas County Sentinel
Preparing for possible veterans court


March 12, 2014
Georgia Court of Appeals takes field trip to Lawrenceville
Gwinnett Daily Post


March 11, 2014
Hall Commission moves closer to set up of veterans court


March 4, 2014
Shoob named Fulton County Deputy Chief Judge
Neighbor Newspapers
Judge works to keep military personnel out of trouble
Newton County Juvenile Court seeks grant to expand drug court treatment
Newton Citizen
March 3, 2014
Coweta Judicial Circuit may approve judge
Newnan Times-Herald
The Hows and Whys of Judicial Elections in Georgia
Daily Report (sub. required)


2014 Judicial News Archives