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Places that Help: Georgia
Before a protection order can take effect, it must be served upon the abuser. In most states, protection orders are served by the sheriff department. You can contact the clerk of the court in the court that issued your order to find out the procedure for service if you are unsure. For a list of Georgia courts, check the GA Courthouse Locations page on our site. Listed below are telephone numbers and addresses for sheriff departments in Georgia, as gathered by the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association.
Fannin County Sheriff's Office
Fayette County Sheriff's Office
Floyd County Sheriff's Office
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office
202 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Cumming, GA 30040
After hours: (770) 781-3087
Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Fulton County Sheriff's Office
185 Central Ave. SW, Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30303
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