Barry E. Morgan,
Solicitor General

What We Do

The Solicitor General is responsible for the prosecution of all traffic, misdemeanor,
and ordinance violation cases in Cobb County, Georgia.

Cobb State Court

These cases include:

  • Misdemeanor warrants issued in Cobb County
  • Traffic citations issued by:
    • Cobb County Police Department
    • Sheriff’s Department
    • Georgia State Patrol
  • Citations issued by:
    • Cobb County Park Rangers
    • Cobb County Animal Control
    • Cobb Water Department
    • Cobb County Business License Division
    • Kennesaw State University Police
  • Cases transferred to Cobb State Court from
    various municipal courts
  • Cases transferred from Cobb Superior Court

We serve all citizens of Cobb County on a general level, and more specifically, the victims of crime.

The Solicitor General’s Office:

  • Investigates crimes
  • Interviews victims and witnesses
  • Makes decisions regarding prosecution
  • Files accusations
  • Prosecutes cases, which involve:
    • Subpoenaing witnesses
    • Collecting evidence
    • Preparing for trial
    • Negotiating pleas
    • Trying cases in court