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Superior Court

Judge David Irwin
Judge Robert Mumford

Georgia is divided into 46 superior court judicial circuits, with at least one judge in each. The Rockdale Circuit boundaries are the same as the boundaries of Rockdale County.

Superior Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction. The court has exclusive, constitutional authority over felony cases (except involving juveniles) prosecuted by the District Attorney's Office. Cases include: title to land, equity, declaratory judgments, habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, prohibition, adoptions and divorce. This court may exercise jurisdiction over other cases concurrently with the limited jurisdiction courts. This court is authorized to correct errors made by lower courts by issuing certiorari, and for some lower courts the right to direct review by this court applies.

Rockdale County has two superior court judges who are each elected to serve staggered, four-year terms.

  • Chief Superior Court Judge, Judge David Irwin
    Telephone:  770-278-7740 / Fax: 770-278-8926
    Contacts:  Calendar Clerk, Susan Simons
     
  • Superior Court Judge, Judge Robert Mumford
    Telephone:
      770-278-7690 / Fax: 770-278-8927
    Contacts: Calendar Clerk, Rachel Wilson

    Courtroom and Office Locations:
    Rockdale County Courthouse
    922 Court Street / Post Office Box 289
    Conyers, Georgia 30012

 

  • NEW Clerk of Courts Hours (effective June 9, 2014)
    8:30 am -- 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
     
  • Judge Mumford
    Office:  Room 200C 
    Courtroom: Room 225C
     
  • Judge Irwin
    Office:  Room 200A
    Courtroom:  Room 205A

    Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Monday through Friday

    Superior Court Justice Information Center: 
    770-278-7696