Clerk of Superior Court

Our Mission
The Clerk of Superior Courts Office wishes to keep and maintain all records and accomplish the prompt and orderly disposition of the business of the courts as required by law and to provide quality and professional service to the citizens of Whitfield County..

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Origin of Clerk of Court
The Clerk of Superior Court is established in the Constitution of the State of Georgia.  The clerk is one of the four constitutional officers who can be found in each of the 159 counties in the state, the other constitutional officers are the sheriff, the tax commissioner and the probate judge. The clerk’s duties are statutory in nature and are found in the Official Code of Georgia in literally hundreds of statutes created by the state legislature. In addition, the clerk has an obligation to follow the court rules for each court they may serve. The clerk is an elected position in each county, providing personal service directly to the public on a daily basis though direct contact with the clerk or through contact with his or her deputy clerks.
Limitations on the Clerk of Court
The clerk and deputy clerks desire to help all parties that ask for assistance and will attempt to do so.   The clerk and deputy clerks arestrictly forbiddento practice law by statute and are restricted in what they can give advice about or assistance in preparing. Any assistance given by this office should not be considered legal advice. Sound legal advice must only come from a licensed attorney and the clerk ’s office encourages all parties to seek competent legal advice. We ask that you be understanding with our staff as we attempt to assist you, knowing the limitations we face in assisting each individual party to a case.
Other Services
Contact Information
Barbara "Babs" Bailey,
Clerk of Court
205 N Selvidge Street 
Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 275-7450

Kay Anderson,
Chief Deputy Clerk

Other Divisions
Criminal - (706) 275 - 7490
Civil - (706) 275 - 7480

Legal Org.:
Daily Citizen News
(706) 278-1011

Online Services

General Duties
  • Deed and Property Recording
  • Transfer Tax and Intangible Tax Collection
  • UCC Recording
  • Lien Recording
  • Plat Recording
  • Soldiers Discharge Recording
  • Jury and Grand Jury Management
  • Civil and Domestic Court Filing and Processing
  • Criminal Court Filing and Processing
  • Garnishment Filing and Management
  • Adoption Filing and Processing
  • Appeals Filing and Processing
  • Notary Public Certificates and Management
  • Trade Name Registration
  • Child Support Collection and Disbursement
  • Fine and Fee Collection and Disbursement
  • Restitution Collection and Disbursement
SEQ No Department Name First Name Last Name Profession Email Phone
1.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Betsy Gribble Receptionist/Real Estate
2.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Nancy Casteel Criminal Division
3.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Jessica Aslinger Real Estate
4.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Julie Moran Real Estate
5.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Justin Crump Accounting, Bookkeeping
6.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Alina Escutia Civil Division
7.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Rozalen Ocampo Civil/Criminal
8.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Rachel Barton Criminal Division
9.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Kelly Thompson Criminal Division
10.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Renee Barton Criminal Division
11.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Sue Didonato Criminal Division
12.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Rocio Hernandez Child Support
13.00 Clerk Of Superior Court Sarah Blankenship Civil Division