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Records Retention Schedules for County Clerks and Superior Courts

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(Updated 04/07/2021)

  • Local Government Common Records Retention Schedule (CORE) - Covers management of the agency and its assets, finances, human resources, and information resources. 
  • County Clerks and Superior Court Records Retention Schedule - Version 7.1 (December 2019)  PDF | Word
    • Summary of Changes from Version 7.0 to 7.1 (December 2019) PDF
    • Summary of Changes from Version 6.0 to 7.0 (June 2014) PDF
  • Juvenile Courts and Services (Version 1.0) Revocation Statement and Guide (June 2014) PDF
  • Social Services Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.2 (December 2018)  PDF | Word

Applying the County Clerks and Superior Courts Records Retention Schedule to Specific Types of Records

Notorious/Historically Significant Court Exhibits and Recordings of Proceedings

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