Providing information and resources for self-representation

Filing and service instructions

Posted by Sherlyn Selassie at 9:25 am on March 4, 2016

Uncontested cases – both parties agree 

Instructions for voluntary acknowledgement of service


Contested cases – defendant resides in Gwinnett County

Instructions for service by Gwinnett County Sheriff


Contested cases – defendant resides outside of Gwinnett County

Instructions for sheriff service outside of Gwinnett


Serving defendant who is avoiding service or difficult to locate

Instructions for private process server


Making a request (Motion) to the judge in a pending case

How to File Your Motion