Court Schedule for Week of August 3
From Randy McGinley: Criminal Court schedule for the week of August 3:
Superior Court: - Monday, August 3: Walton County criminal court with Judge Zon presiding. - Tuesday, August 4: Walton County criminal court with Judge Ott presiding.
- Wednesday, August 5: Newton County criminal court with Judge Ott presiding.
- Thursday, August 6: Newton County County criminal court with Judge Zon presiding - All of these calendars will address in custody matters via video conference with the jail. - Defense attorneys: Please contact the ADA assigned to your case by noon the day before court to let them know if you will be attending court remotely. Our ADAs will provide you the login credentials for the video conference link.
Magistrate Court: - Wednesday, August 3: Newton County preliminary hearings. Only handling in custody matters and spacing them out over separate calendars to ensure social distancing guidelines are met. - Thursday, August 6: Walton County preliminary hearings. UPDATE: THIS CALENDAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Both courthouses require masks and a health screening to enter. The IT departments will be streaming court into additional courtrooms so that the public may observe court while maintaining appropriate social distancing. If there are any questions, please contact the Court or the District Attorney's Office.