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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

Proposed Policies and Fees for Court Reporters
July 24, 2014
Municipal judges hand out awards
Daily Report (sub. required)


July 22, 2014
Senate confirms Julie Carnes to Eleventh Circuit
Daily Report (sub. required)

July 8, 2014
City judge gets lifetime achievement award
Gwinnett Daily Post


July 3, 2014
Lowndes County Magistrate Court Adopts Video Warrant System
Milton court launches teen victim impact program
Neighbor Newspapers - Milton


July 2, 2014
OBITUARY: Senior Judge Owen Forrester
Daily Report (sub. required)
JQC Awarded First Amendment Award
Daily Report (sub. required)


Budget allows judge addition to ease juvenile court schedule
Gainesville Times


June 30, 2014
Judge says he won't be easy on colleagues (sub. required)

Probate Court preps for carry permit changes
Cherokee Tribune
Many Georgia courthouses will tighten security Tuesday because of new gun laws
Florida Times Union


June 27, 2014
Success of DUI, drug court depends on community
Clayton News Daily


June 26, 2014
OBITUARY:  Judge George Fryhofer
Augusta Chronicle

Enotah Mental Health Court has its 20th Program Graduate


June 25, 2014
JQC looks to bench for its new executive director
Daily Report (sub. required)
June 24, 2014
JQC names judge as new chair
Daily Report (sub. required)
New law allows courts to create veterans divisions
Bayonet and Saber


June 23, 2014
OBITUARY: Judge Robert Hopkins "Hop" Kidd, 88: Dedicated judge, family man, gardener


June 20, 2014
Newton courts receive grant funding
Newton Citizen
June 18, 2014
Georgia's first African-American Supreme Court Judge visits Lucy Craft Laney Museum
Judge Peggy Walker honored
Douglas Sentinel
June 13, 2014
Sandy Springs replaces three judges
Reporter Newspapers (Sandy Springs


June 12, 2014
County receives grant money for Superior Court
The Polk Fishwrap
Courthouse videotaping limits nixed in Georgia
Courthouse News Service


June 11, 2014
State Court Judge among those honored by Cherokee County Chamber
Cherokee Tribune


June 10, 2014
OBITUARY: Judge James W. Head
Savannah Morning News

Photographer Captures 10 Georgia Courthouses a Day
Daily Report (sub. required)
June 4, 2014
Superior Court Judge Honored
Neighborhood Newspapers
County juvenile judge's position made full-time


June 3, 2014
Deal Lauded for DUI and Drug Court Diversion Efforts
Daily Report (sub. required)



2014 Judicial News Archives