Clerk of Superior Court

**IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTs**

03/23/2020

   Upson County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office to Offer Socially Distant Services

Office to be closed to the Public until April 13

 Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 the Upson County Clerk of Superior Court’s office will initiate socially distant service delivery until April 13.

The office will fulfill its constitutional mandates in a primarily virtual environment in line with the Supreme Courts Emergency Order.

Clerk of Superior Court Teresa Harper made the decision to offer socially distant services to protect her staff and to be responsible to the community.  It is important that we all do our part to flatten the curve.

Customers can electronically file civil and real estate documents through the Clerk’s webpage located on the Upson County website at www.upsoncountyga.org.

If you are a victim of domestic violence or your health and safety is at risk and you need assistance please call 911 or contact Promise Place Crisis Hotline at (866)780-3718.  For non-emergency help, you may reach the Upson County Promise Place advocate at (770) 692-3345.

Non-emergency services, including passport applications, notary commissions, trade names, and adoptions, will not be available until April 13, 2020.

The Clerk’s office has invested in technology which allows this socially distant service delivery possible and we will continue to work with the county to facilitate enhanced remote access. If there are any concerns about accessing the website or the office, please call 706-538-2343 or you can find a list of email address on the Clerk’s webpage.

Please know that we are here to serve you to the best of our abilities during this time.  Our prayer is that this passes quickly and we can get back to our normal schedule as soon as possible.  Please exercise caution and follow the guidelines recommended to us by the State and Federal Agencies.

              Sincerely,

              Teresa Harper

             Clerk of Superior Court, Upson County Georgia

Note - This updated services message follows the recommended guidelines from the Council of Superior Court Clerks.  To see the announcement from the Council please click here.  

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Chief Justice Harold Melton has declared a Statewide Judicial Emergency.  All jury trials have been postponed until further notice.  The Clerk’s office will remain open for essential services only.  Civil and Real Estate documents can be filed through the PeachCourt portal.  If you need copies, please email or call and we will be glad to email you copies of any documents.  Click here to view the official order of Chief Justice Melton. 

Responsibilities of the Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is a Constitutional Elected Officer elected by the voters of their county to serve a four-year term. The Clerk of Superior Court and all employees are first and foremost public servants each and every day. The office of the Clerk of Superior Court performs a wide range of record keeping, information management and financial management functions in the judicial system. This office also provides court support to each superior court judge. In general, the Clerk’s responsibilities as mandated by the Georgia State Code are to:

  • File, record and index all documents related to real estate and personal property transactions in the county.
  • To attend to the needs of the court in the performance of the duties of the clerk
  • To file and maintain criminal and civil dockets as well as dockets on domestic suits
  • To keep in the Clerk’s office all documents, records, microfilm and dockets and all other things required by the Georgia Codes
  • To perform all other duties required by Georgia Law under code section 15-6-61

In addition to the services listed above, the Upson County Superior Court Clerk’s Office also serves as a U.S. Passport Agent. All U.S. Citizens can apply for or renew their passports through our office.

Announcements

  1. Invalid and Renewed Liens (PDF) under the State Tax Execution Modernization Act
  2. Supreme Court Approves Civil Case Filing and Disposition Forms (PDF).
  3. For Real Estate E-Filing Please Contact:
    Email CSC eRecording Solutions
    Phone: 866-652-0111
    E-Recording Website
  4. Download the new Mobile App for your Smartphones and Tablets.

Electronic Documents

We are very excited to announce that Upson County Superior Court is now accepting electronically filed documents in general civil and domestic relations cases.

Mission

Our mission is to provide every citizen with the greatest possible access to the justice system. My office is committed to making this program a success. As your Clerk, I encourage and welcome genuine feedback on the process. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.