Recorder's Court

Due to the Coronavirus

Recorder’s Court will only have essential court hearings from March 16th through April 10th with anticipation presently to resume full function on Monday, April 13th.

The following essential judicial functions will continue to be heard:

  • Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Arraignments
  • Felony Preliminary Hearings – (only open for victims, immediate family of the accused and attorney(s))
  • Felony Arraignments
  • Misdemeanor Holds

Please note all these dockets will be video from the jail.

Payment windows will still be open, but individuals are requested to pay online rather than come to the courthouse

Mission Statement


The mission of the Recorder’s Court of Chatham County is to administer justice with fairness, equality, and integrity, to resolve matters before the court in a timely manner, and to provide courteous and prompt service in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.