Geneva County - 33rd Judicial Circuit of Alabama



Geneva County Circuit Clerk's Office is now open to the public.                                                                  

Please use the information below to contact this office:

Phone: 334-684-5620

Geneva County Circuit Clerk
P.O. Box 86
Geneva, AL 36340


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Welcome to the Geneva County Circuit Clerk's Website

As Circuit Clerk of Geneva County, I would like to welcome you to our official website. The office of the Circuit Clerk is committed to providing and assisting our visitors with useful online information about our office and the services we provide. This site will assist you in accessing general information and forms for each division of court. Please select a department or category from the menu located to the left on laptop or desktop or top center on a mobile device. Additional court related information, quick links and general forms are available at

Please note that this website is created merely for the purpose of providing instructions as to the procedures of this office and in no way should be construed as legal advice.  If you need legal assistance, you should contact an attorney.

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as your Circuit Clerk.  Thank you for allowing me this opportunity!

Ashley A Powell
Circuit Clerk
33rd Judicial Circuit


2023 Legal Holidays – Geneva County Circuit Clerk’s Office

January 2 – New Year’s Day
January 16 – Robert E. Lee & Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday
February 20 – George Washington & Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
April 24 – Confederate Memorial Day
May 29 – National Memorial Day
June 5 – Jefferson Davis’ Birthday
July 4 – Independence Day 
September 4 – Labor Day
October 9 – Columbus Day/Fraternal Day/American Indian Heritage Day
November 10 – Veterans Day
November 23-24 – Thanksgiving Day
December 25 – Christmas Day


Pursuant to Section 34-3-6 of the Code of Alabama, the office of the Circuit Clerk is prohibited from giving legal advice. 

If you need legal assistance, please contact an attorney.




Welcome to the website for the 33rd Judicial Circuit. I hope you find the information you need concerning your court system.

The Thirty-Third Circuit consists of Dale and Geneva County. The Circuit was formed by the Act No. 644 on November 20, 1959. Before 1959, Dale County was in the old 3rd Circuit with Barbour County, and Geneva County was in a Circuit with Covington County.

Opened in 1965, the current Geneva County Courthouse was paid for by a 20 year increase in ad valorum taxes which was passed by Geneva County residents in 1962. Construction costs totaled $600,000. Sherlock, Smith, & Adams, Inc., were the architects. The population of Geneva County is 26,790.

In 2017 in Geneva County there was 889 new Circuit Court cases filed and the breakdown was: 46% Criminal, 12% Civil, and 42% Domestic. For the same year there was 5,479 District Court cases filed and the breakdown was: 23% Criminal, 56% Traffic, 8% Small Claims, 2% Civil, 8% Juvenile, and 4% Child Support.

William H. Filmore
Presiding Circuit Judge

Geneva County Courthouse | P.O. Box 86 | 200 N. Commerce St. | Geneva, AL 36340

Phone: (334) 684-5620 | Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, M-F