The Financial Division maintains the registry of the Court, managing all escrow fund accounts and garnishment actions. The Clerk makes daily deposits of all funds received by the Clerk, maintains subsidiary ledgers of all monies for which the court is responsible and prepares daily and monthly reports of all Clerk financial transactions and other activities.
Fines and restitution in State Court cases are due and payable on the day they are ordered. Cash, MasterCard, Visa and Discover credit/debit cards, money orders and cashier's checks are all welcome as acceptable forms of payment to the Court. PERSONAL CHECKS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED.
When fines are ordered in State Court, defendants are REQUIRED to go directly from the courtroom to the State Court Clerk's Office fine payment window on the 5th Floor of the Courthouse, Suite 501. The office is open daily between 8:30AM and 5:00 PM. While payments are expected in full; under certain circumstances, other payment options may be considered. If the Clerk authorizes a payment plan, payments may be made by mail in the form of money orders or cashier's checks. There is a $20.00 setup fee added for each extended payment plan authorized and payments are REQUIRED at least monthly.
When mailing in payments, include case # and mail to: State Court Clerk’s Office, 133 Montgomery Street, Room 501, Savannah, GA 31401. If your address has changed, please include this change of address form.
Note: A 2.75% convenience fee is applied to credit card payments.
Phone: (912) 652-7224