Anne L. Durden, Clerk of Superior Court

Anne Durden became Clerk of Superior Court in January 2013. Prior to becoming clerk, she was a practicing attorney for 20 years. She attended the University of Georgia, graduating cum laude and receiving her Bachelor of Science in Education, and Emory University, where she received her Juris Doctor degree.


The Clerk of Superior Court serves as the administrator for superior, state and juvenile courts. As clerk, she is the custodian of all records pertaining to criminal, civil, traffic and juvenile cases. The clerk also maintains all real estate records, including deeds, plats, liens and UCC filings. The clerk further serves as the jury clerk for superior and state courts. Notary commissions and passports are also processed by the Clerk of Superior Court.

Record Searches

The Clerk’s Office is open to the public during regular business hours for researching criminal, civil and real estate records. Research real estate records online.

Common Fees

  • Civil Filing Fee (set by statute) -

                    Superior Court $203.00
                    State Court $203.00

  • Service of Process by sheriff - $50.00
  • Notary Commission - $40.00
  • Copies - $1.00 per page (set by statute)
  • Certified Copies - $2.50 1st page, $0.50 per page thereafter
  • DD214 Discharge - Free to all veterans!!

Accepted forms of payment: credit/debit cards with Mastercard/Visa logo or money order. For security reasons, we do not accept cash.


Civil, Criminal and Real Estate E-Filing Now Available!

The Jefferson County Clerk’s Office is proud to announce that e-filing is now available for civil and criminal cases, and all real estate documents!

Why file electronically (e-file)?
Electronic filing enables you to file from any computer any time of the day!  When you e-file an action, you receive immediate confirmation of the date and time of filing.  You will also receive email alerts related to your filings.

How do I e-file?
All you have to do is set up a FREE account!
Visit to set up an account for e-filing civil cases.

 Visit to set up an account for real estate e-filing.

Free criminal e-filing! Go to

 What are the costs for e-filing?

 The civil e-filing fee is $5.00.  Online payments will also include a minimal convenience charge by the credit card vendor.

 (Regular filing fees for both civil and real estate still apply)
If you have questions give me a call!  I will help you streamline your filings today!

The Clerk of Superior Court is committed to providing quality customer service. However, the clerk’s office cannot provide legal advice. If you have questions about what to file or your legal rights, please seek the advice from an attorney licensed to practice law in Georgia.