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Garnishment for Magistrate

What is a Garnishment?

A garnishment is a separate legal action that is filed against the garnishee. The garnishee is a person or business entity that owes funds to the judgment debtor, or is holding funds on behalf of the judgment debtor.

What are the four (4) types of Garnishments?

There are four (4) basic types of garnishments: Summons of Garnishment, Continuing Garnishment, Continuing Child Support Garnishment, and Tax Revenue Garnishments. A Summons of Garnishment is used primarily for garnishing a bank account or other financial institution. A Continuing Garnishment is used solely for garnishing wages. A Continuing Child Support Garnishment used to capture the periodic support for a family member. A Tax Georgia Department of Revenue for unpaid State Income Taxes and are not available to the public.


The cost for filing a garnishment in Magistrate Court is $100.00. You may add additional banks/employers to your regular garnishment if you wish. It will cost an additional $50.00 for each additional Garnishee served.


Magistrate Courtroom
874 N. Main Street NW
Conyers, Georgia 30012

Telephone: (770)-278-7800

Fax: (770) 278-8915


Magistrate Judge – Judge Cindy Stacey
Magistrate Judge – Judge Garland Moore
Clerk of Court – Patricia Carreker

(770) 278-7800
Fax: (770) 278-8915

Magistrate Court Clerk’s Office and Courtroom Locations:
Clerk’s Office
(for Filings and Correspondence by Mail)
Magistrate County Clerk’s Office
PO BOX 289
Conyers, Georgia 30012

Clerk’s Office-Physical Address
(for In-Person Filings and Inquiries)
Magistrate County Clerk’s Office
874 N. Main Street NW
Conyers, Georgia 30012

Magistrate Courtroom
(for Hearings and Trials)
Magistrate Courtroom
874 N. Main Street NW
Conyers, Georgia 30012

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