Dougherty County Announces Immediate Availability of Electronic Filing in Criminal Cases

Service promotes social distancing and is provided at no cost to taxpayers

Albany, Georgia — Evonne S. Mull, Clerk of the Superior and State Courts of Dougherty County, has announced the immediate availability of electronic filing for all parties in all criminal matters pending before the Court. Mull selected PeachCourt to provide this service.

Partnering with PeachCourt allows Mull's office to maintain a high level of service while also observing recommended social distancing practices. The District Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office, Office of Community Supervision, members of the State Bar of Georgia and private citizens can take advantage of this solution at no cost.

"Dougherty County has been hit hard by the current crisis. Keeping the Clerk's Office open and safe has been my number one priority. We have used Peach Court’s civil case electronic filing service for many years now and we are excited to extend that service to include criminal cases. Thanks to PeachCourt, we can remain open and remain at a safe distance.'

Dougherty County is the latest jurisdiction to adopt PeachCourt's criminal case eFiling program, which now serves 44 courts across 29 counties in Georgia. PeachCourt provides convenient access for those who need to submit documents to the court and for those who wish to search for and download court documents.

Any case party may eFile pleadings or other documents at no cost in any criminal case by visiting Criminal case documents are available for download at no cost to case parties.

Non-case parties may download copies of case documents for the same cost as making paper copies in the Clerk's Office.

About PeachCourt

PeachCourt is an electronic filing and document access solution provided by Carrollton, Georgia-based GreenCourt Legal Technologies, LLC. Since debuting in 2014, PeachCourt has earned the opportunity to serve 150 of Georgia's 159 counties, with more expected in the near future. The PeachCourt solution was created specifically for Georgia, based on Georgia's practices, with the help of Georgia's legal professionals.

Evonne S. Mull

Clerk of the Superior and State Courts of Dougherty County

(229) 431-2198