Magistrate Court

  103 North Broad Street
Abbeville, Georgia 31001
(229) 467-2458 P
(229) 467-2886 F

Shawn Rhodes
Magistrate Judge
Contact Me

The Magistrate Court provides the following services for Wilcox County:
  • Issue and conduct civil claims  
  • Issue garnishments 
  • Writs
  • Dispossessory
  • Foreclosures
  • Issue subpoenas
  • Issue post judgment interrogatories  
  • Enforce county ordinances 
  • Perform marriages
  • Issue search warrants
  • Issue civil judgments
  • Issue almost all criminal warrants
  • Setup pre-warrant application hearings
  • Issue bad check warrants (deposit account fraud)
  • Hold bond hearings (set the amount of bond)
  • Issue conditions orders on family violence warrants
  • Execute and accept written waivers of extradition
  • Can issue contempt orders
  • Issue bench warrants

The monetary limit of the Magistrate Court is $15,000.