Municipal Court

The City of Fairburn has launched the new iCourt system where citizens participate in virtual court proceedings.  iCourt is the official municipal court procedure utilized by the city until further notice. Registered users can search for court records, make payments/pay fines, or get additional City of Fairburn court information.

If you need to find scheduled court dates, make payments, or additional information, you're able to search via iCourt.  In order to search via the iCourt Virtual Hearing Software, please see the following technical requirements:

  • Must have internet connection
  • Personal computer or mobile device equipped with camara and microphone  (for video and audio conferring capabilities)
  • Web Browser recommendations:
    • on a Windows or MacOS Computer/Laptop: Google Chrome
    • on an iOS mobiles device (iPhone/iPad): Safari
    • on an Android mobile device (i.e.: Samsung Galaxy/Note/Tab etc.) : Google Chrome

The following link can be used to login/search Fairburn's court records via the iCourt app:

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If you have established a court date with the City of Fairburn, and you need to submit documents (.pdf, .jpeg, .png or word) please complete the Online Municipal Court Correspondence Form 14-days prior to the virtual hearing court date. Documents can be dropped off in person 10 days prior to the virtual hearing.

Online Payments 

Learn more about your option to pay online.


Fairburn Municipal Court Judge – Judge Monica Ewing

  • The Judge does not speak to anyone about court outside of the courtroom.
  • Court Solicitor – Rory Starkey.


The building is the unmarked brick building next to the Southside Theatre Guild. The parking lot entrance is on Washington Street. The sign to the parking lot is marked Municipal Court and parking is free. The building entrance is located in the alleyway side entrance. The Court Clerk Office is to the left. Please proceed to the clerk’s window for assistance.

If You Are Under the Age of 21

Anyone under 21 years of age is required to appear in court. Because it takes fewer points to lose your license, a minor traffic violation could suspend your license.

Notice to Attorneys

The solicitor will not be present at arraignments. If you would like to waive the arraignment, please fax in the waiver of arraignment, entry of appearance or any other paperwork to 770-964 8984. We do accept all paperwork from attorneys via fax, on letterhead.

Additional Information

Learn more about the State of Georgia Driver's License Suspensions and Revocations.
More information can be found on the Georgia Department of Driver Services website.
If your case was bound over to Fulton County, it is closed in the City of Fairburn. Please contact Fulton County.

Dress Attire for Court

Appropriate attire is mandatory for any appearance in Court, whether as a participant in a case, a witness or an observer. This not only helps maintain decorum but shows respect for our nation’s laws and Courts.

As a general rule, you should think of the Courtroom as a formal environment. Dress as you would when going for an important job interview or to church. Regardless of how you personally feel about the dress code, obey the rules.

Suggested Guidelines

  • Men: wear shoes with socks; long pants (on pants with belt loops, wear a belt); collared shirt (tucked in) with a tie, with or without a jacket
  • Women: wear shoes; a dress, skirt or long pants; a blouse, sweater or casual dress shirt

You will NOT be allowed to enter the Courtroom wearing the following inappropriate clothing (this may result in an arrest warrant for failure to appear or default of your civil case):

  • Shorts
  • Hats (men) or hair curlers (women)
  • Halter or tube top
  • T-shirt or muscle shirt
  • See-through top
  • Flip flops
  • Clothing that exposes your midriff or underwear
  • Ripped or torn jeans
  • Baggy pants that fall below your waist
  • Clothing with an emblem or wording that promotes illegal or inappropriate activity
  • Clothing that depicts or promotes violence, sex acts, illegal drug use or profanity

Cell Phones 

Cell phones and/or smartphones are allowed in the courthouse, however, they must be turned off during court proceedings. If You bring other electronic devices, including iPads/tablets, iPods or MP3 players, you will be subject to a contempt charge and be fined if you bring your phone/electronic device into the courthouse and they are not turned off. Any phones and/or electronic devices seized by the Officer shall only be released upon payment of contempt charge.