The Perry Municipal Court is responsible to provide adjudication of municipal citations in a prompt, fair, and respectful manner. While the majority of the Court's docket concerns the disposition of motor vehicle citations, the Court also hears other misdemeanor and city code violation cases.
The Court recognizes the interest of the citizens of Perry, GA, in the enforcement of local laws but also recognizes the interest of defendants in receiving fair treatment and due process of law.
The Court shall remain independent and objective but will recognize its role in the community and will promote, whenever possible, an understanding of the Court and the role of the judicial function.
Perry Municipal Court is held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Public Safety building, 1207 Washington St. Court begins promptly at 4:00 p.m. Court dates and times are printed on the citation. All persons entering the courtroom are subject to search.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Many of your questions may be addressed either in the Q&A section of our website. If you have questions concerning point violations and/or license suspensions, please visit the Department of Driver Services or call their offices at 678-413-8400.
Yes. Certain offenses are eligible for a jury trial. The judge will reset your case to be heard in the State Court of Houston County upon request prior to hearing your case.
Contact the Clerk of Court immediately at (478) 988-2814. Do not ignore your citation. It will not go away. In fact, it only gets worse. If you have not paid your fine or appeared in court, the judge may issue a bench warrant for your arrest. In addition, the Clerk of Court may suspend your driver license through the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
You will first have to pay your fine. Once the fine has been paid, you will receive from the court clerk’s office a release form (DPS912) to clear your license. You will need to take DPS912 form to your Department of Driver Services office to reinstate your license. Please be aware that paying the fine DOES NOT CLEAR YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE with the Department of Driver Services. Contact the Department of Driver Services for reinstatement information. Phone number is: 678-413-8400. Once you make the payment and you do not request a new court date the violation will be reported as a guilty plea to the Department of Driving Services. For information about points or how a citation may affect your driver's license, please contact the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS).