Fulton County



COVID-19 May 21, 2020

The Marshal of Fulton County will begin civil service of process on May 26, 2020 without affecting, diminishing or altering statutory responsive time limits. The service date of all items served during the Judicial Emergency for computation of return pleadings will be June 13, 2020, pursuant to the Chief Justice current Statewide Judicial Emergency Declaration.

By agreement of the Marshal of Fulton County and the Chief Magistrate Judge, writ service will begin within 45 days of the issuance of the order, on July 6, 2020.

If you have questions regarding:
General emails:
Warrants/Special Operations: 

Feel free to call or email us; we will respond to all emails within 24 hour

The primary mission of the Fulton County Marshal’s Department is to preserve the peace, protect lives and to serve the public by enforcing the orders, writs and precepts of the State and Magistrate Courts of Fulton County, and other courts of competent judicial authority, in a responsible, efficient, and cost effective manner.

The Marshal's Department has sworn law enforcement personnel that are certified by Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.). The Marshal's Department personnel:

  • Enforce Federal, State and Local Laws and Ordinances 
  • Serve civil process 
  • Serve dispossessory warrants
  • Execute eviction writs 
  • Execute Probation and Magistrate Court warrants 
  • Enforce writs of possession (turnover orders) 
  • Conduct Judicial Sales 
  • Provide security in State and Magistrate Courts

In 1995, The Fulton County Marshal's Department became the first and only Marshal's Department in the United States to be nationally accredited by the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). By being CALEA-accredited, this confirms that the Marshal's Department operates with a high standard, integrity and professionalism that is warranted and expected.

The employees of the Fulton County Marshal's Department are committed to customer satisfaction. We know how important it is that the documents you send us are treated with the utmost care and served in a timely manner. With your help, we can help you better. Would you take a few moments and fill out a short Customer Service Survey about the quality of the service you received at the Fulton County Marshal's Department?