Magistrate Court of Pike County

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Welcome to Pike County Georgia’s Magistrate Court,

also known as

“The People’s Court.”

We hope you find this website helpful as we have attempted to create it with our citizens’ needs in mind. These pages are offered as a convenience to you; and you are still welcome to come by, call or email a Clerk if you prefer a more personal service instead of, or in addition to, the information available in or through this site.

Please also keep in mind that our American form of government provides that the laws are created by the people and for the people. This is as it should be; and as a result, the laws are subject to change with each legislative session as the people speak through our elected legislators. This is also why you will find that from time to time “the way we’ve always done it” is no longer “the way we do it.”

We thank you for your voice, and your patience, as we try to keep pace with the changes while continuing to provide the “checks and balances” required of an independent judiciary in maintaining a balanced government by the people and for the people.   


Marcia J. Callaway-Ingram, Chief Magistrate


Marcia Callaway-Ingram, Chief Magistrate Judge Callaway-Ingram has been Chief Magistrate of Pike County since June 1, 2010. She is a graduate of Pike County High School, Gordon College, Georgia State University (1988) and Georgia State College of Law (1991);became a member of the Georgia State Bar in 1991 and began practicing law with the Zebulon based law firm of Hendrix & Smith; served as the founding Director of the Griffin Circuit Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (now the 6th Judicial District ADR Program); has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Georgia Department of Human Resources; and managed a private general law practice prior to accepting the position as your Chief Magistrate. In addition to managing the judicial and administrative responsibilities of the Pike County Magistrate Court, your Chief Magistrate serves on the Pike County Child Abuse Protocol Committee, as a Director on the Board of the 6th Judicial District ADR Program, the Pike County Law Library Board, as a mentor for new Magistrates and formerly served as the 6th Judicial District Representative on the Council of Magistrate Court Judges for the State of Georgia.

Daphne C. Martin, Magistrate and Chief Clerk Judge Martin has served as a Pike County Magistrate since 2013, and began with this Court as Magistrate Clerk in 2011. Prior to joining us, Judge Martin has experience and on-the-job-training in various capacities in the legal field since 1983: as Judicial Assistant to the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for over eight years, as paralegal for Atlanta law firms for over 16 years, as a Court Reporter, and as a legal secretary.

Saylar Clark
Email: [email protected]
Clerk Clark takes the lead as the Pike County Magistrate Court’s Criminal Division Clerk. Saylar is a 2018 graduate of Upson County High School. Saylar has several years cumulative experience working in law firms and with this court.

Kelly Huffman
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Clerk Huffman takes the lead as the Pike County Magistrate Court’s Civil Division Clerk. Kelly is a 2017 graduate of Bemidji State University in Minnesota with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

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16001 Barnesville Street 
P.O. Box 466   
Zebulon, Georgia 30295 
Phone:  (770) 567-2004
UPDATED - Fax:  (770) 462-3319

Regular Office Hours:
 Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., except:
Closed for lunch on Thursdays from Noon - 1:00 p.m.;
Office closed to the public from 4:30-5:00 on Tuesdays for staff meetings;
and, on November 8, 2023 we will close from 9-11a.m. for in-office training.
The Magistrate Court is located in the Main Courthouse in downtown Zebulon, Georgia.
Holidays Observed & Office Closings
January 2 & 16, April 7,
May 29, July 3 & 4, September 4, November 10, 23 & 24, and December 22 & 25.

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