MAGISTRATE COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY
DEKALB COUNTY COURTHOUSE
(Name and Address)
(Name and Address)
STATEMENT OF CLAIM
Suit on a Note
Suit on Account
Other (Explain) ______________________________
1. The Court has jurisdiction over the defendant.
2. Plaintiff says the defendant is indebted to the plaintiff as follows:
That said claim is in the amount of $__________________ plus $___________ cost to date; and all future costs of this suit.
State of Georgia, DeKalb County:
______________________________ being duly sworn on oath, says the foregoing is a just and true statement of the plaintiff
and claim made by plaintiff against defendant, exclusive of all set-offs and just grounds of defense.
Sworn and subscribed before me
this _____ day of _________________, _______.
(Agent for) Plaintiff
(If agent, title/capacity)
Notary Public or Attesting Official
NOTICE AND SUMMONS
You are hereby notified that _____________________________ has made and filed a claim and is asking for judgment against you in the sum of
________________________ dollars ($ __________), as shown by the foregoing statement. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO FILE OR PRESENT AN
ANSWER TO THIS CLAIM WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER SERVICE OF THIS CLAIM UPON YOU. IF YOU DO NOT ANSWER, JUDGMENT BY
DEFAULT WILL BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU. YOUR ANSWER MAY BE FILED IN WRITING OR MAY BE GIVEN ORALLY TO THE CHIEF OR
PRESIDING MAGISTRATE DURING REGULAR COURT HOURS. FILE YOUR ANSWER, 2
FLOOR, SUITE 230, ADMINISTRATIVE TOWER,
DEKALB COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 556 N. McDONOUGH STREET, DECATUR, GEORGIA 30030.
The court will hold a hearing upon this claim at a time to be set after your answer is filed. If you have witnesses, book receipts, or other
writings bearing on this claim, you should bring them with you at the time of the hearing. If you wish to have witnesses summoned, see
the court at once for assistance.
If you have any claim against the plaintiff, you should notify the court at once. If you admit the claim, but desire additional time to pay,
you must come to the hearing in person and state the circumstances to the court.
You may come with or without an attorney.
Magistrate Court, DeKalb County