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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Clerk of Superior Court Office modifications

Newton County, Georgia 1821

NEWTON COUNTY, GA - To protect both public and office staff from possible spread of COVID-19 the Newton County Clerk of Superior Court’s office is modifying the delivery of some of its services.  The office remains open, however, to limit the flow of traffic, the following measures are being taken:

Civil and Criminal Case e-filing is available in Newton County.  If you currently hand file your proceedings we are asking if you could at this time visit and consider e-filing your proceedings.  There is a small fee associated with the e-filing.

Copy request. If you need a copy of your sentence, divorce final, deed or other documents please consider submitting a written request for the copies.  We will try to expedite these request faster than normal.  The copy fee is $1 per page and we will accept personal checks at this time to limit the need for you to go out and obtain a money order.  Please make your checks payable to Newton County Clerk of Superior Court.  On your request please include as much information as possible and a contact number in the event we have questions.  Contact our office 770-784-2035 if you need know the number of pages in your request.

Passport Application Processing is suspended until April 30, 2020. - You may visit to find more information regarding other acceptance agencies or restrictions on travel. 

Real Estate Filings – Newton County deeds, liens, plats and uccs are now available online at  This is a subscription website and allows access as a one-time user or a subscription.  You can obtain copies of your deed, lien plat and ucc via this website.  Also, e-filing is now available for your real estate documents with UCCs being mandatory.  Please visit   We strongly encourage everyone to take advantage of these avenues during this time of uncertainty as to the coronavirus. 

Trade Names – Trade Name applications are accepted by mail.  Please mail your trade application to 1132 Usher Street Room 338 Covington, GA  30014

Georgia state of emergency – We are asking the citizens of Newton County to please wait until the state of emergency for Georgia has been lifted to file and process: NOTARY APPLICATION FOR NEW APPLICANTS AND RECORDING OF DD214 MILITARY DISCHARGE PAPERS. 

Civil/criminal records - For search purposes of records and no images please go to To obtain copies call 770-784-2035 or email


The Newton County Clerk of Court’s office is open for operation. Please consider your health and the health of others before coming to the office when you can process something online or through the mail. Continue to check the website and Newton County’s social media pages for updates when they become available.






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