Marshal

Fulton County

Marshal

Marshal

UPDATE July 6, 2020

The Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extended the Statewide Judicial Emergency through July 12, 2020.
The Magistrate Court will publish its Guidance as to when and how Court operations will commence, following assessments and consultation with Public Health officials. This Guidance will affect the following calendars: Landlord-Tenant (Dispossessory), Small Claims, Abandoned Motor Vehicles, Child Abandonment, Warrant Applications, Garnishment, Environment, Copy of Charges, Personal Property Foreclosures, Trover, Post-Judgement Hearings, and Misdemeanor Mental Health Court jail.

At this time, the Fulton County Marshal’s Department is not scheduling or executing any evictions, even those actions that predate the quarantine until the courts give authorization. We thank you for your patience and if you have any questions feel free to inquiries to FCMD.Evictions@fultoncountyga.gov

If you have questions regarding:
General emails: FCMarshal@fultoncountyga.gov
Evictions FCMD.Evictions@fultoncountyga.gov
Warrants/Special Operations: FCMD.SpecialOperations@fultoncountyga.gov 

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?