Covington Municipal Court

The Covington Municipal Court provides a local forum for the resolution of minor traffic infractions, some misdemeanors, parking citations and city ordinance violations issued within the city limits of Covington.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: 770-385-2141 Fax: 770-385-2198

The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the city government. Municipal Court Judge M. Quader A. Baig, appointed by the Covington City Council, oversees the Court’s operations. The majority of cases heard in Municipal Court are traffic infractions. This court does not handle civil or small claims cases.

 

​HOW TO PAY A FINE
If a court appearance is not required, you may pay your citation before court.

 

ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS
You can pay in person at the Municipal Court located in the Covington Police Department located at 1143 Oak Street, SE, Covington, Georgia with cash, money order(s) or a cashier’s check (bank only) made payable to the City of Covington. Please write your citation number on your money order or cashier’s check.
 
You may also mail payment to:
Covington Municipal Court
1143 Oak Street, SE
Covington, GA 30014
 

Payments can be made by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) online or in person.  There is a convenience fee when paying with a card.

You may pay your citation online by following the link below:
 

There is a convenience fee for all credit / debit card payments.   At this time credit cards can only be accepted in our office by the individual whose name appears on the credit card. We will not accept credit cards from family members unless they are present.

Payments must be received on or before your court appearance date. If you do not pay your fine by this date, the Court will assess additional fees. If you have failed to appear for your case, your driver’s license may be suspended through the Georgia Department of Drivers Services and / or a warrant will be issued for your arrest.


 

 

 

HELPFUL NUMBERS & LINKS

  • Newton County Jail: 678-628-1400
  • Newton County Superior Court: 770-784-2035
  • Newton County Probate Court: 770-784-2045
  • Newton County District Attorney: 770-784-2070

How to Reach the Courts

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The Covington Municipal Court is located at:

Covington Police Department
1143 Oak Street SE
Covington, Georgia 30014
and can be reached during office hours at
770-385-2141 or you can email
 
To request a disposition for a case, please submit a 
Municipal Open Records Request by email or fax (770) 385-2198.