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Atlanta Municipal Court FAQs

1. What is a paper/handwritten citation/e-citation for a traffic violation?

Any ticket that is written by hand or a computer printed ticket for a traffic charge.

2. Is FTA/Walk-In Court Operational?

Yes, as before, the number of cases that can be heard daily is based on first come, first serve. Those individuals desiring to be heard should arrive at 7a.m. to be checked in.

3. What do I need for FTA/Walk-In Court?

If your case is older than Jan. 2017, and you do not have a copy of your citation, before appearing you should obtain a copy of your Suspension Detail Report from any DDS office and bring it with you to court. Individuals with cases after Jan. 2017 may appear with or without a copy of your citation.

4. What if my court date was scheduled BETWEEN March 22nd and April 16th? Should I still come into Court?

No, all cases scheduled during that time period will be automatically reset to a future date, notices will be mailed. NOTE: Please ensure your address is updated. Reset request forms and change of address forms can be completed at the Court Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

5. Is the Municipal Court currently conducting Court for defendants that are in custody?

Yes, the Court is conducting an in-custody calendar via a manual process. The in-custody calendar is held Monday through Friday and Sunday.

6. If I am on probation, should I report to the Municipal Court?

Probationers are directed to report to 34 Peachtree Street 10th Floor. The probation office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For additional information regarding reporting requirements please contact your respective probation officer or Judicial Correction Services at (404) 591-3180.

7. Will I receive a Failure To Appear (FTA) if my Court case was scheduled during the time of the cyberattack and IT restoration period?

No FTAs will be generated for cases that were set during the time of the cyberattack and IT restoration period.

8. Can I come in and make a payment for my parking ticket?

Yes, individuals can make a payment for their parking ticket(s) in person at the Court, online at, over the phone at 888-266-1360, or by mail at ATLPlus P.O. Box 2402 Atlanta, Georgia 30301 (do not mail cash).

9. What are the Court’s hours of operation?

The Municipal Court is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.


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