STATE COURT NOW ACCEPTING ELECTRONIC FILING OF CIVIL CASES
You can now initiate civil cases electronically in the State Court of Bibb County, and you can eFile documents in all ACTIVE cases in the State Court of Bibb County.
Our eFiling service provider is PeachCourt. Most of you are already familiar with eFiling through PeachCourt, as it is used in the majority of counties in Georgia. To eFile in the State Court of Bibb County go to https://peachcourt.com, register, and follow the instructions. If you have questions, there is a “Need Help” prompt for you to click on their website.
Beginning January 1, 2019, all civil cases filed in the State Court of Bibb County must be initiated electronically, as required by O.C.G.A. 15-7-5. Beginning January 1, 2019, all pleadings filed in electronically initiated cases must be filed electronically. Thank you for your support, cooperation, and patience. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk’s office at (478) 621-6200.
Chief Judge, State Court of Bibb County
J. Taylor Phillips Courthouse
601 Mulberry Street, Room 500
Macon, GA 31201
PO Box 5086
Macon, GA 31213-7199
Telephone: (478) 621-6200
Fax: (478) 621-6008
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
STATE COURT OF Macon-BIBB COUNTY
CIVIL JURY TRIAL CALENDAR INSTRUCTIONS
Please see the “STANDING ORDER – CIVIL CASES” on this web page and read the paragraph titled CIVIL TRIAL TERM CALENDAR, sub-paragraphs A – E.
No case shall appear on the published civil trial calendar unless requested in writing or by email to the Clerk, Patti M. Graves, by counsel for any party with a copy of said request to opposing counsel in each case at least thirty (30) days before the trial term, or as directed by the Court.
No civil case appearing on the published trial calendar will be considered ready for trial unless notice is given in writing or by email and received by the judge’s secretary, no later than fifteen (15) calendar days immediately prior to the first day of the trial term, stating the case is “ready” for trial. This “15 day letter” or “ready letter” shall be served upon opposing counsel by mail, email or in person at the same time the letter is given to the Court. Links to the email addresses for the Clerk and the judges’ secretaries/assistants may be found at the COURT OVERVIEW tab at the top of these instructions.
Cases that have been timely announced as “ready” will be called numerically at Calendar Call to establish the order of trials during the term. Each attorney is expected to be present unless excused by the Court. Pretrial telephone conferences will be set at that time. The Pretrial Information letters required by the Standing Order must be provided to the Court prior to the conference call unless already done at a previous trial term. To view the current trial calendar, please click on the CIVIL CALENDAR tab at the top of these Instructions.