Court Schedule for Week of July 28
Updated: Aug 6, 2020
From Randy McGinley: Criminal Court schedule for the week of July 27:
Superior Court: - Tuesday, July 28: Newton County criminal court with Judge Wynne presiding. - Wednesday, July 29: Walton County criminal court with Judge Ott presiding. - Both of these calendars will only 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, July 29: Newton County preliminary hearings. Only handling in custody matters and spacing them out over three separate calendars, 8:30am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm to ensure social distancing guidelines are met. - Thursday, July 30: Walton County preliminary hearings. Only handling in custody matters. - Friday, July 31: Walton County specially set preliminary hearing for the State v. Tommy Webb, Jr.; Omar Marsh; Elicia Rivera for warrants related to the May 15, 2020 double homicide investigation in Social Circle. 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.