FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 13, 2021
Clerk of Superior Court’s Office Notice of Closing
Clerk of Superior Court’s Office closed Monday, January 18 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday as well as Tuesday, January 19 & Wednesday, January 20
Decatur, GA – DeKalb Clerk of Superior Court and the DeKalb Board of Equalization will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, per DeKalb County’s holiday schedule.
The Clerk of Superior Court and the DeKalb Board of Equalization’s physical offices will remain closed to employees and the public, Tuesday, January 19 and Wednesday, January 20, 2021, out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our employees and the citizens of DeKalb County. Employees will not come to the Clerk of Superior Court’s office or the Board of Equalization’s office on these days but will instead work remotely. Although the Clerk of Superior Court’s Office is currently closed under Emergency Judicial Order by the Georgia Supreme Court and Order Declaring Judicial Emergency by DeKalb Chief Judge Asha F. Jackson, some departments accepted appointments for specific services. All appointments scheduled with those departments for January 19 or 20, will be rescheduled.
Please visit our website www.dksuperiorclerk.com for services we will continue to provide online during the closing.
About the Clerk’s Office
Debra DeBerry has been the Clerk in DeKalb County, Georgia since March 2011. The Clerk of Superior Court is a constitutional office charged by the Georgia Constitution with the care, custody, and control of DeKalb County’s records. Additionally, in Georgia, the Clerk of Superior Court is responsible for the Board of Equalization legislated to hear appeals on property values and other exemptions. Judicial and Real Estate documents are filed, docketed, recorded, maintained, and archived in an expeditious manner and always available for public access. The Clerk’s Office archives same-day Real Estate recording, turnaround of judicial documents within minutes, and processes are in place to reduce fraud.