Antoninette Johnson-Brantley
Clerk of Court

4309 Memorial Dr. 
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 294-2700 ext 1

About Us

The Clerk's Officeis responsible for maintaining and docketing original records for maintaining and docketing original records for the Court, including legal, financial, and electronic images. In addition, the Clerk's Office handles all matters concerning juvenile traffic violations, probation fines and fees, and restitution.

Types of Cases

DeKalb County Juvenile Court

The DeKalb JuvenileClerkof Court manages a staff consisting of a Chief Deputy Clerk, an Accountant Technician Sr., and six deputy clerks who perform an array of key duties within the clerk's office in addition to providing support to the judges' staff. The Clerk's Office is also responsible for the recording and filing of all traffic citations, complaints, petitions, motions and orders filed in the Juvenile Court.(This information can replace the information in the "About Us" section.)

The clerk's office handles the following categories of cases:

  • Dependency cases for children younger than 18
  • CHINS (Children In Need of Services) cases for children younger than 18
  • Delinquent and Traffic cases for children younger than 17
  • Special Proceedings which include Record Sealings, Judicial Bypass Hearings, Superior and Probate Court Referrals, and Appeals

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

**With the exception of major U.S. holidays.

Contact Us

Phone: 404-294-2700


    Methods of Payment

    • In person  - Payments for fines, fees and restitution are accepted at the Juvenile Court Clerk's Office from Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm in the form of cash, credit card, money order and cashier's check.

    • By mail - Payments submitted by mail must be in the form of either a cashier's check or money order made payable to the Clerk of Juvenile Court. Your payment should be enclosed in a secure envelope and addressed as follows:

      DeKalb County Juvenile Court
      Attention: Clerk of Juvenile Court
      4309 Memorial Dr
      Decatur, GA 30032

      Note: Please include the following information when submitting your payment:
      Your full name
      Date of birth
      Case number

    • Online - Payments submitted online will require the case number and file number. Click the following link to pay online. Click here

    Helpful links

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