Lookup Public Records in Webster County, Georgia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Webster County, Georgia Overview
Webster County is located in the state of Georgia. Named after Daniel Webster, the county was formed in December 16, 1853 and its county seat is Preston. The county has a total population of 2,799, as of 2010, with its area spanning 210 square miles (land area being 209 square miles, while water area being 1.1 square miles). The county consists of 6 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 31824 recorded as the one with the largest population. Webster County borders the following counties: Marion County, Georgia to the north; Terrell County, Georgia to the south; Sumter County, Georgia to the east; Stewart County, Georgia to the west, and; Randolph County, Georgia to the southwest.
Webster Clerk of Superior Court Information
The Clerk of Superior Court is a Constitutional office, meaning the position was created by act of the Legislature in the state constitution, and has been a county constitutional office since the framers of the Georgia Constitution in 1798 provided for election of the Clerk of Superior Court in each of Georgia’s counties. The official court records are maintained by the Clerk of Superior Court. They are available for public inspection from the office Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Superior Court Clerk is the custodian of the records of the county Superior Court and is the person responsible for protecting the integrity of the public records and public funds. The Superior Court Clerk receives, manages, and possesses all court documents, collects and disburses all court fees, fines and costs, and provides the public with access to court records. As keeper of public records, the Superior Court Clerk records deeds, mortgages, charters and notaries public. In effect, the Superior Court Clerk runs the “business arm” of the local court system.
As an elected public official in each of Georgia’s 159 counties, the Clerk of Superior Court is an important check and balance within the county government and judicial system. Citizens’ case files, court records, property deeds, and mortgages are handled and protected by the Clerk, an impartial officer elected directly by and answerable to the people of the county, and is not an employee or appointee of any county commission or judiciary. Please note that the Superior Court Clerk, cannot, nor any of the office staff, cannot interpret the law or decisions of this court, provide legal advice, recommend an attorney, or bring to the Court’s’ attention your concerns about a particular case pending before the court.
Limitations On The Clerk’s’ Office
- The clerk and deputy clerks desire to help all parties that ask for assistance and will attempt to do so. The clerk and deputy clerks are strictly forbidden to practice law by statute and are restricted in what they can give advice about or assistance in preparing. Any assistance given by this office should not be considered legal advice. Sound legal advice must only come from a licensed practicing attorney and the clerk’s office encourages all parties to seek competent legal advice.
Notary applications are now filled out on-line through the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority (GSCCCA) at www.gsccca.org. The application fee is $42.00 and is due at the time of signing your application in the clerk’s office. Accepted funds are cash, money order, cashier’s check. You may renew your notary 30 days in advance of your expiration date.
Civil E-filing Now Available In Webster County:
The Webster County Superior Court Clerk’s office has joined the number of Clerks around the State of Georgia in offering civil e-filing. You may call our office or go directly to www.peachcourt.com to get all the details. You may also contact Jay Bland at 770-823-8708 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
E-recording Information For Real Estate:
Webster County Superior Court Clerk now offers eRecording services. eRecording enables customers to file and record documents with the Clerk of Superior Court’s office via the internet. Customers no longer need to submit records by express mail, courier or in-person. With eRecording, customers simply scan the original documents, converting it to an electronic image, add indexing information, and electronically submit the document(s) to the Clerk’s office within minutes.
Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Superior Court:
Tina G. Blankenship, Clerk of Superior Court
P. O. BOX 117
Preston, Ga. 31824-0117
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
|Webster County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Webster County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage – Title 19, Chapter 3 and Domestic Relations – Sections 19-3-62 to 19-3-64|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Webster County Marriage License|
|Location:||Us Highway 280 East, Preston, Georgia, 31824|