by Noelle Lagueux-Alvarez Judge Melanie Bell has recovered from COVID-19 and has a message of hope and vigilance for everyone. Judge Bell was elected to office in 2016 and took the bench as Newton County’s Probate Court Judge and Chief Magistrate Court Judge in January 2017. Never did she imagine that a pandemic would affect … Continue reading Recovered from COVID-19, Judge Melanie Bell’s Message Resonates with Cautious Hope
Judge Cassandra KirkTimothy Ezell Edited and condensed for clarity. Michelle Barclay: Your court has created a text notification system for civil cases. Judge Kirk, please tell us a little bit about how that got started. Judge Kirk: We have been looking at doing something like this for 2 years in our small claims court. Our … Continue reading Interview with Fulton County Chief Magistrate Judge Cassandra Kirk and Director of Administration and Court Support Services Timothy Ezell for Fulton’s Magistrate Court.