DEBRA DEBERRY, CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY
DeKalb Clerk of Superior Court - DeKalb County Courthouse - 556 North McDonough Street - Ground Floor Decatur, GA 30030 - (404) 371-2836
Welcome to Criminal e-Filing
E-Filing of Criminal Pleadings is now available. To setup your eFileGA account and electronically file your criminal pleadings case go to https://georgia.tylerhost.net/ofsweb. The Self Help section contains Training Videos, FAQs, User guides, Self Service and Web Training Sessions to help make the E-Filing process easier.
Subsequent filings can be e-Filed from the Clerk of Superior Court's Office using PAT (Public Access Terminal). PAT's are available Monday thru Friday, 8:30AM to 5:00PM.
Criminal Helpful Links
Certified copies of a Superior Court Final Disposition can be picked up in person at the Clerk's Office, on the ground floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse. Final dispositions are available and entered within 24 hours of the hearing date.
Certified copies are $2.50 for the first page, $.50 for each additional page. Regular copies are $1.00 per page. We accept credit cards*, cash, money orders and in some cases business checks made payable to the Clerk of Superior Court.
Clerk of Superior Court
556 North McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
8:30AM - 5:00PM
Criminal Case information can be viewed by using our Online Judicial System (Odyssey) at
(Victim Information Notification Everyday)
*Credit card surcharge of 2% fee +$1.00.
Execution of Temporary Protective Orders 404-298-8300
Domestic Violence Unit 404-298-8315 (Days) 404-298-8200 (Evenings)
(Victim of Violent Crimes/Felonies) 404-371-2310
Domestic Violence/Victim/Witness 404-371-2201
DeKalb Women's Resource Center 404-688-9436 (24 Hour)
DeKalb Rape Crisis Center 404-377-1428
DeKalb County Police Department 678-406-7929
GA Crime Victims Compensation Program 800-547-0060
State Board of Pardons and Paroles 404-656-4661
Criminal Department / e-Filing GA
**READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BELOW AND THE MANDATORY E-FILING ORDER TO MINIMIZE THE CHANCE OF YOUR FILING BEING REJECTED: **
Proposed Orders must be submitted to the Clerk of Court in both Word and PDF file format through eFileGA. Filer must use the "Proposed Order" filing code.
If you have exhibits to pleadings, the exhibits should be part of the lead document. If filing exhibits separately, include a notice of filing (filing code "Notice of Filing") as the first pleading, and then use the filing code "Exhibit" for each exhibit cited in the notice of filing.
If you are initiating a new case and want to proceed in forma pauperis, select on the following case types:
- The filing code does not match the document. See the filing code section for instructions.
- This Case cannot be E-filed. See the Mandatory E-File Order for Case Type Restrictions.
- Exhibit(s) filed incorrectly. Go to Exhibits section for instructions.
- Filed in the wrong County.
- Filed in the wrong Court Location.
- Signature is missing.
- Incomplete information.
- Payment is required.
- Use a separate filing code for each document. See the Filing code section for instructions.
- Illegible/Improper document format. See the Mandatory E-File Order for instructions.
If you have questions about the Criminal E-filing process, please contact one of our direct support numbers for assistance (404) 371-4199 or (404)-371-6297 or (404) 687-2701.
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Please contact Chief Deputy Rick Setser at 404-371-2391.