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Pierce County Courts


Pierce County Courts

Judicial Branch

Judiciary Court interprets and applies the law in the name of the state. The judiciary also known as the mechanism for the resolution of disputes.

Magistrate Court

A Magistrate Court has jurisdiction over minor civil and criminal matters, dealing with matters of contract not exceeding a set amount of money.

State Court

State Courts handle the vast majority of civil and criminal cases in the United States; United States federal courts handle different types of cases.

Superior Court

In common law systems, a Superior Court is a court of general competence which typically has unlimited jurisdiction with regard to civil and criminal legal cases.

Probate Court

Probate court deals with matters of probate and the administration of estates. In some jurisdictions, such courts may be referred to as Orphans’ Courts.

Contact Us

Physical address:
312 Nichols Street,
Blackshear, GA 31516
t: 912.449.2022
f: 912.449.2024

E-Verify Authorization
Number: 72031 | Date: 12/06/2007.

About Pierce County

Pierce County, established in 1857 and named for President Franklin Pierce, grew out of Appling and Ware counties' lands.
The county seat, Blackshear, bears the name of General David Blackshear who fought Indians in Georgia and Florida during the War of 1812.

Board of Commissioners

We appreciate your interest in Pierce County, Georgia, and hope this site proves useful in providing information about the Board of Commissioners, local government, and our community. Should you have questions, please contact us at: 912.449.2022.

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