Municipal Court

Suwanee Municipal Court

The Municipal Court of Suwanee hears and adjudicates traffic offenses and violations of City ordinances that occur within the City limits of Suwanee. Gwinnett County Animal Control violations and Georgia State Patrol traffic offenses that occur within the City limits of Suwanee also are heard in this court. Call Suwanee Municipal Court at 770/945-6962; see below to send an email to staff.

Coming to court

Suwanee Municipal Court is located at 323 Buford Highway in the Suwanee Crossroads Center. Court is NOT at Suwanee City Hall, but rather across Buford Highway from Town Center Park.  Directions.

Hearings are held at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday. You may arrive as early as 4 p.m. to speak with someone about your case. Upon arrival, please check in at the window with a court clerk.

To ensure the safety of the public and court officials, all individuals and articles entering court chambers are subject to search.

Payment of fines (in lieu of a court appearance)

Fines for most offenses may be paid prior to the scheduled court date and before 4:30 p.m. on the scheduled court date.

Citations may be paid:

  • online
  • in person at the City of Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Buford Highway, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
    Monday-Friday and also during court hours Wednesday evenings
  • through the mail

    Mailed payments should be sent to:
    Suwanee Municipal Court
    Crossroads Center
    323 Buford Hwy
    Suwanee, GA 30024

  • Be sure to enclose citation along with payment.
  • Acceptable forms of payment include personal check (within the metro area only), money order, cashier's check, cash, or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).

Some offenses require a mandatory court appearance and cannot be paid in advance or through the mail.

Fine amounts

Amounts vary depending upon the offense. Click here for a list of fine amounts for most offenses or call a court clerk at 770/945-6962 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Be aware!

If you fail to appear for court or if your payment does not reach the Municipal Court's office by the court date, a warrant may be issued for your arrest and/or your driver's license may be suspended.

Continuance

You are eligible for one 30-day continuance if you have no prior extensions on the case and you have no previous appearances in court for this case. Contact the Suwanee Municipal Court no later than three business days prior to your original assigned court date. You may:

Other fees

  • Certified copy of disposition: $5

Driving history

If you have any questions regarding your driving history or how a citation might affect your history, you may visit the Department of Driver Services website or contact them through the automated phone number 678/413-8400.

Gwinnett County Recorder's Court

If your citation was not issued within the Suwanee City limits, please contact the Gwinnett County Recorder's Court at 770/822-8815 to get information regarding your case. You may pay Recorder's Court fines online.

Suwanee Municipal Court Staff


Chief Judge Mark Lewis

Chief Judge Mark Lewis
Associate Judge William Brogdon
Associate Judge Deborah Fluker



Elizabeth Reisner, Chief Solicitor

Elizabeth Reisner, Chief Solicitor

Solicitors
Kristal Holmes
Julie Potts
Jennifer White

Mariza Abdeljawad, Court Services Administrator

Deputy Clerks
Catherine Eidson
Angie Garcia