Judge H. Patrick Haggard

Judge H. Patrick Haggard
H. Patrick Haggard

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1623
Athens, GA 30603

Physical Address:
325 E. Washington St.
Room 405
Athens, GA  30601

Phone: 706-613-3780
Fax: 706-613-3782

Monday - Friday
 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Superior Court is Georgia's general jurisdiction trial court. It has exclusive, constitutional authority over felony, divorce, and equity cases, and cases regarding title to land. The exclusive jurisdiction of this court also covers the following matters:
  • Declaratory judgments
  • Habeas corpus
  • Mandamus
  • Quo warranto
  • Prohibition

The Superior Court corrects errors made by lower courts by issuing writs of certiorari.