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Fees for service of documents by the Marshal's Department that originate from the State and Magistrate Courts of Fulton County are as follows:


Document Type Cost
 Lawsuit (per defendant)  $ 50.00    
 Garnishment (Garnishee 1st Service)  $ 13.00
 Garnishment (Garnishee,  after 2 attempts)      $ 25.00
 Garnishment (Service on Defendant)  $   6.00
 Proceeding Against Tenant Holding Over            $ 35.00
 Distress Warrants (per defendant)  $ 25.00
 Foreclosures (per defendant)  $ 25.00
 Mechanic's Liens (per defendant)  $ 25.00
 Subpoenas  $ 10.00
 Orders  $ 10.00
 Interrogatories  $ 10.00
 Civil Arrest Orders  $   5.00
 Backing Fee  $   5.00
 Levy Fee  $ 15.00
 Nulla Bona  $ 10.00
 Recording Fee  $   5.50
 Settling Fee  $ 10.00
 Bill of Sale  $ 10.00
 Deeds  $ 10.00

Service Address

Is the service address in Fulton County??? The responsibility of confirming the address for service is in Fulton County falls upon the plaintiff. The Marshal's Department will not issue a refund of a service fee if the Marshal's Department determines the address for service is in fact not in Fulton County. Below are websites that may be used to confirm an address is in Fulton County. The Marshal's Department assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided by these websites.

Fulton County Tax Assessor

Second Originials

The Marshal's Department also serves documents with a Fulton County service address that originate from courts outside of Fulton County. These documents are referred to as Second Originals.  The service fee for a Second Original is the same fee as the service fee for a document filed in Fulton County.

The Marshal's Department  DOES NOT serve Superior Court documents from the following counties (these are served by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office):


You may mail your Second Original documents, along with payment, to our office for service.

Fulton County Marshal's Department
Attn:  Civil Process
160 Pryor St SW, Suite J-102
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

***Note:    The Marshal's Department  does not accept personal checks. Money orders, cashiers checks, certified checks, cash and business checks from a law firm are accepted. Do not mail cash.

The Marshal's Department does not process criminal FiFa's. Contact the State Court Criminal Records Division at 404-613-5085alt.

For a list of filing fees for State/Magistrate Court of Fulton County, refer to the State Court of Fulton County website: State Court of Fulton County Fee Schedule
Call The Cashier's Office at 404-613-5010alt with any questions about the fees.


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