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Judicial

Solicitor

Patrick M. Shepherd

Patrick M. Shepherd has served as Solicitor General in Spalding County since January 1, 2019.

Contact Information

Physical Address
132 East Solomon Street 2nd Floor Griffin, Georgia 30223

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 648 Griffin, Georgia 30224

Phone
(770) 467-4350

Fax
(770) 467-4355

Office Hours
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

     

The Spalding County Solicitor General’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanors in the State Court of Spalding County. A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by up to twelve months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.00 ($5,000.00 for a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature). Common misdemeanors include crimes against persons, crimes against property and traffic offenses. Crimes against person include battery, domestic violence and stalking. Crimes against property include criminal trespass, shoplifting and theft by taking. Traffic offenses include DUI, reckless driving and speeding.

Our office serves the citizens of Spalding County by prosecuting criminal behavior, protecting the rights of crime victims and aiding law enforcement. We are committed to making our community a safer place to live, work and raise our families.

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About

About Our Office:

The Spalding County Solicitor General’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanors in the State Court of Spalding County. A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by up to twelve months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.00 ($5,000.00 for a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature). Common misdemeanors include crimes against persons, crimes against property and traffic offenses. Crimes against person include battery, domestic violence and stalking. Crimes against property include criminal trespass, shoplifting and theft by taking. Traffic offenses include DUI, reckless driving and speeding.

Cases falling under the jurisdiction of the Spalding County Solicitor General come to the office from the Spalding County Sherriff’s Department, Griffin Police Department and Georgia State Patrol. Cases come to the Solicitor General’s Office by way of warrants issued by the Spalding County Magistrate Court, citations issued by law enforcement officers and cases transferred by the District Attorney and Griffin Municipal Court.

The Spalding County Solicitor General’s Office is responsible for reviewing and investigating cases that are made by law enforcement, filing formal criminal charges, and representing the State of Georgia in criminal cases in the State Court of Spalding County from arraignment to trial.    

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