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Gwinnett County Recorder's Court
115 Stone Mountain Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046-6900

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Recorder's Court

Welcome to the Gwinnett County Recorder's Court. Recorder's Court handles traffic citations that are written by the Gwinnett County Police Department, Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department, Georgia Department of Driver Services, and the Georgia Department of Transportation. Recorder's Court also handles all Gwinnett County code ordinance violations, such as citations written by Gwinnett County Animal Control, the Planning and Zoning/Inspection Department, the Business License Department, and the Environmental Health Department.

Recorder's Court will create a positive image to the defendants, witnesses, and attorneys, as well as, other departments in order to effectively provide justice in a prompt and courteous manner. The employees will act in a fair and professional manner.


How to Dispose of a Case

Recorder's Court offers several options to dispose of cases.

  1. Court Appearance - You may appear in court on your arraignment date and enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or nolo contendere. If you enter a plea of not guilty a trial date will be set for you to return for your trial.

  2. Mail - Money orders or cashier's check only mailed to 115 Stone Mountain St. Lawrenceville, GA. 30046

  3. In Person - Fines may be paid in person by money order, cashier's check, cash, debit or credit card during the hours of 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  4. Drop Box - A drop box is located outside of the Court Annex building and available after normal working hours.

  5. Phone - (877) 794-0988.

  6. Online - Online payments are accepted at

  7. Speak to a prosecutor about your case by calling 770-619-6126


Citation Information

To receive information such as the amount of your fine or your court date call 1-877-794-0988 or visit our website at As an alternative you may email us at and include as much information as you can such as your name, case number or citation number, and your phone number. We will respond by phone or email within 24 hours.


Recorder's Court Judges


Recorder's Court Clerk's Office

Jeff C. West
Clerk of Recorder's Court


Katie Young
Business Manager


Dena Hawkins
Court Services Supervisor


Kelsey Thompson
Court Services Supervisor



Recorder's Court Solicitor's Office

Solicitor's Office
Phone: (770) 619-6140