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Handgun Carry:

 Q.  If I live in another county can I still apply for my handgun carry license in Putnam County?

A.    The handgun carry license must be applied for in the county of your permanent residence.

Q.   I  was a resident of another county and have a license from that county that is good for two more years but now I've moved to Putnam County. What do I need to do?

A.   Your license from the other county is still valid; when it is time for it to expire, you will need to apply in Putnam County or your county of residence at that time.

Q.   When I renew my handgun carry license after five years will I have to redo my  fingerprints?

A.   No, you do not have to redo your fingerprints when renewing a valid Georgia license.

More information about handgun carry licenses can be found at: http://putnamprobate.com/licenses.php



State and Superior Court Questions:

 QWhere do I pay my Putnam County Traffic Ticket?

A.  General information  regarding traffic citations and where to pay your ticket can be found at: http://putnamcourtclerk.org/state-court


Q. How much is my fine?

A. You must call the State Court office at (706) 485-4056 to get this information.


Other general information about State and Superior Court in Putnam County can be found at http://www.putnamcourtclerk.org



Warrants and Civil

Q. How do I evict someone?

A. Contact the Magistrate Court for instructions (706) 485-4306. 



Accident or Incident Reports

Q. How do I get a copy of a car accident report or an incident report?

A. Come to the Putnam Co. Sheriff's Office at 111 Ridley Drive and pick up a copy or contact Donna Maddox at 706-485-8557 X204 to request one be emailed to you.




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