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Trials are held the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month starting at 1:30 pm. At a trial, you and the police officer will appear in court to present evidence about your citation. Evidence can include the testimony of you and the officer, the testimony of any witnesses, and photographs or diagrams. You may choose to represent yourself, hire your own private counsel, or have counsel appointed to represent you. If you do not speak English – an interpreter will be provided for you. You must advise the Court in advance of any special needs you have for your trial.
 
Non-attorney trials are informal and take approximately 20 minutes or less. The judge will hear the evidence and normally make a decision at the end of the trial.
 
If you choose to hire an attorney to represent you, your attorney must provide a letter of representation to the court no later than seven (7) days prior to the trial date. If you choose to hire an attorney to represent you, your attorney must provide a letter of representation to the court no later than seven (7) days prior to the trial date.
 
If you fail to appear for your trial, an arrest warrant for failure to appear will be issued, and the Department of Driver Services will be notified, resulting in driver's license suspension.
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 How To Reach The Court

 
The Covington Municipal Court is located inside the Covington Police Department facility at 1143 Oak Street SE, Covington, Georgia 30014 and can be reached during office hours at 770-385-2141 or you can email courtservices@covingtonpolice.com.
To request a disposition for a case, please submit the form below by email or fax (770) 385-2198.
Municipal Open Records Request.pdf
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