Arraignments are held every Wednesday at 2:00 PM. An arraignment is when a defendant is called before the court to answer to a criminal charge. A defendant is allowed to enter their plea on this date. If a not guilty plea is entered, the case will be rescheduled for a bench trial. The prosecuting attorney for the City of Newnan will be present for all arraignments and you will have the opportunity to speak with him/her about your case. Some cases require a mandatory court appearance. Please contact the clerk's office prior to arraignment to see if you must appear in court.
Bench trials are held one Thursday a month at 2:00 PM. A bench trial is a trial by judge, as opposed to a trial by jury. All witnesses on your case are subject to subpoena this day. If you should need to subpoena a witness on your behalf please contact the clerk's office at 770-253-1226.
City ordinance violations for animal control will be seen once a month on a Thursday at 2:00 PM. If you would like to subpoena a witness on your case you may contact the clerk's office at 770-253-1226. The Animal Control officer for the City of Newnan can be reached at 770-254-2355 ext 163. City ordinances referencing animal control can be located at www.cityofnewnan.org.
The City of Newnan Code Enforcement cases are seen in Municipal Court one Thursday a month at 2:00 PM. For an explanation of all code enforcement violations you may visit the City of Newnan's web site or contact the Code Enforcement Department at 770-253-2682.
Probation revocation hearings are set by the probation officers. If you have questions about your hearing date or status please contact your probation officer directly at 770-253-5001.
A hearing on a parking citation can be held during any court session. Please let us know if you plan to attend court and we will expedite your case. 770-253-1226