Lovejoy Municipal Court

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Effective Immediately! The Lovejoy Municipal Court will only be accepting appointments for all business. NO WALK-IN 

If vehicle tow release, please call (678) 610-9748 FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE

Schedule Appointment: CLICK HERE

COURT DATES

View 2021 Court Calendar here - If you are unsure of your court date. Please call the Lovejoy Municipal Court at (678) 610-9748.

OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm 

*Tuesdays we will only service court sessions

 FACE MASK ARE REQUIRED IN THE BUILDING AT ALL TIMES

 NO CHILDREN ARE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING

A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING AT A TIME.

COURT ORDERS

LOVEJOY MUNICIPAL COURT EMERGENCY ORDER 7-15-2020  VIEW 

JUDICIAL EMERGENCY ORDER 6-1-2020 VIEW

CITATION INFORMATION

To receive information about your citation online 24 hours a day, please visit www.ticketfastpay.com. If your citation does not require a court appearance you may pay online at www.ticketfastpay.com. To PAY BY PHONE dial  1-844-841-6218.

If you do not pay your citation by your court date, you must appear in court on the date listed on your citation.

UNDER 21

You must appear in court if your citation is a "send to state" violation. 

ACCIDENTS

You must appear in court if you received a citation involving an accident. 

Please familiarize yourself with the COVID-19 Procedure* below:

*COVID-19 Procedures:  Until further notice, all in-person Court sessions will be conducted using the following procedures:

Upon entry into the building, individuals, including court personnel, will be required to:

  1. Have their temperature taken with non-contact thermometer (cleaned and disinfected according to manufacturer’s instructions) and will be refused admittance if the temperature reading is 100.4℉ (38.0℃) or above.
  2. You may be asked the following screening questions and will be refused admittance with any affirmative answer to:
    1. Are you feeling ill?
    2. Have you recently had chills or a fever?
    3. Have you recently had a cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing?
    4. Have you recently had a sore throat?
    5. Have you or anyone you’ve been in close contact with tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days?
    6. Have you or anyone you’ve been in close contact with suspected of having COVID-19 within the past 14 days?
  3. Wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth at all times while inside the City of Lovejoy Public Safety Building on court days.
  4. Use hand sanitizer provided by the court when entering the building.
  5. Anyone who refuses 1, 2, 3, 4 above, will not be admitted into the building on court day.
  6. Anyone who violates these rules after entering the building may be held in direct contempt of Court and be subject to fines and incarceration.
  7. No children will be allowed in the building. If a defendant does not have available childcare, their case will be reset.
  8. Only the defendant will be allowed in the courtroom (exempt attorney for the defendant)
  9. Additional individuals must wait outside of the building and/or in vehicles, not in the lobby area
  10. The number of individuals in the courtroom shall be limited to ten, not to include court personnel. Once at ten, you will be given a number and must wait outside of the building to be called in.  There is a loud speaker in which numbers are called. You will then be allowed to enter into the court room once your number is called. If trial, your name or number may be called if a witness.
  11. Every individual shall maintain a minimum of six feet of space between themselves and other individuals except when consulting with counsel or a family member or exchanging required paperwork.
  12. The benches are marked where you may be seated in court room. Bailiff will advise you further.
  13. Please bring your own writing utensil.
  14. The courtroom will be cleaned and sanitized between court sessions.

For further information on COVID-19 you should consult guidance from the CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html), and your federal, state, and local health departments.

ATTORNEY ENTRY OF APPEARANCE FORM

QUESTIONS

municourt@cityoflovejoy.com

NEED COPY OF POLICE REPORT? 

Visit: www.lovejoypayments.com

  • Reports will be ready within five business days of the incident or accident.
  • Reports will be emailed within 48 hours of payment. If you do not receive within this time, please call (678) 610-9748 or email lpd@cityoflovejoy.com
  • Juvenile Reports: Parents of a juvenile may receive a copy of certain types of reports (i.e. traffic collision reports). Availability of these records is restricted to court personnel, the minor, parents or guardian, attorneys involved in the case, and other persons designated by statute. Questions: contact Clayton County Juvenile Court
  • Domestic Reports -  WILL NOT be sent via email. You must pick up in person with proper identification.

FTA - FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT - LICENSE RELEASE  

  • This is for individuals who driver’s license is CURRENTLY suspended.  
  • If a payment was submitted online, you are still REQUIRED to make a court appearance to sign REQUIRED documents and if your license was/is suspended it will REMAIN SUSPENDED UNTIL DOCUMENTS ARE SIGNED and a withdrawal of FTA is submitted to the Department of Driver Services by the courts.

CHECK YOUR DRIVER LICENSE STATUS

You may check the status of your Georgia Driver’s License on the Department of Driver’s Services (DDS) website, please CLICK HERE 

DRIVER'S LICENSE POINTS

Please contact the Department of Driver's Services (DDS) website, please CLICK HERE

RED PARKING TICKET

A parking citation is given to a vehicle that is found in violation of a County ordinance or state statute. By law, the registered owner of the vehicle is presumed to have received the citation.

All parking citations must be paid within 30 days of the date the citation is issued. Late fees and other penalties may be added if the owner fails to pay by the due date. Parking citations left unpaid for more than 90 days will be reported to an outside collection/credit reporting agency.

You may request a court hearing within 90 days of the issue date of the citation.

MAKE A PAYMENT

You can make a payment online  WWW.TICKETFASTPAY.COM, by mail or by phone (1-844-841-6218). 

Payment in person: Lovejoy Police Department, 2296 Talmadge Rd., Lovejoy, GA 30250

Payment by mail: Lovejoy Police Department. P.O. Box 220, Lovejoy, GA 30250

CONTEST PARKING TICKET

The link to contest a parking ticket form is below. This form is only for the ticket marked PARKING TICKET in red letters on the top. 

https://pdf.ac/OF59M - Online fillable and submission form

Printable contest parking ticket form

 

If form is submitted online, you must send a complete legible copy of your parking ticket via email to municourt@cityoflovejoy.com  within one day of form submission. If completed by email or mail, court date will be sent via email.

 

VIEW 2021 GEORGIA MUNICIPAL GUIDE HERE