Fulton County



UPDATE July 20, 2020

In alliance with the press release from Magistrate Court and the Departmental Media Public Information Officer Lt. Hill, Evictions in Fulton County are scheduled to resume on August 13, 2020.
Beginning on July 20, 2020, the deputies of the Fulton County Marshal’s Department will start posting “Final Notices” on all of the locations that we are currently in possession of a Writ of Possession, which will include both plaintiff and company labor writs. All writs that we now hold in our possession predate March 20, 2020. We will begin scheduling dates and times for execution of said writs on or about July 23, 2020, if we have a writ for your property you will receive a call to schedule. Please be patient as we have a large number of phone calls to make. As always, writs will be executed based on the date of receipt by our department. With regards to questions concerning your writ please contact the assigned first, should you attempt to contact the deputy assigned to your writ and the deputy is not in the office, please leave a message as all deputies are out working diligently to ensure all properties receive a final notice. Please allow 48 hours for all calls, voicemails, and emails to be returned. Thank you all for your patience as we begin this process, and as always, feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, or concerns.

If you have questions regarding:

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Feel free to call or email us; we will respond to all emails within 48 hours

The primary mission of the Fulton County Marshal’s Department is to preserve the peace, protect lives and to serve the public by enforcing the orders, writs and precepts of the State and Magistrate Courts of Fulton County, and other courts of competent judicial authority, in a responsible, efficient, and cost effective manner.

The Marshal's Department has sworn law enforcement personnel that are certified by Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.). The Marshal's Department personnel:

  • Enforce Federal, State and Local Laws and Ordinances 
  • Serve civil process 
  • Serve dispossessory warrants
  • Execute eviction writs 
  • Execute Probation and Magistrate Court warrants 
  • Enforce writs of possession (turnover orders) 
  • Conduct Judicial Sales 
  • Provide security in State and Magistrate Courts

In 1995, The Fulton County Marshal's Department became the first and only Marshal's Department in the United States to be nationally accredited by the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). By being CALEA-accredited, this confirms that the Marshal's Department operates with a high standard, integrity and professionalism that is warranted and expected.

The employees of the Fulton County Marshal's Department are committed to customer satisfaction. We know how important it is that the documents you send us are treated with the utmost care and served in a timely manner. With your help, we can help you better. Would you take a few moments and fill out a short Customer Service Survey about the quality of the service you received at the Fulton County Marshal's Department?