Recorder's Court handles traffic citations that are written by the Gwinnett County Police Department, Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department, Georgia Department of Driver Services, and the Georgia Department of Transportation. Recorder's Court also handles all Gwinnett County code ordinance violations, such as citations written by Gwinnett County Animal Control, the Planning and Zoning/Inspection Department, the Business License Department, and the Environmental Health Department.
Recorder's Court is divided into three offices. The first office is the judicial office, which has three Judges and six judicial staff members. The second office is the prosecutorial office, which has one Solicitor, three Assistant Solicitors, and two prosecutorial staff members. The third office is the clerk's office, which has one Clerk and fifteen court clerks.
Recorder's Court will create a positive image to the defendants, witnesses, and attorneys, as well as, other departments in order to effectively provide justice in a prompt and courteous manner. The employees will act in a fair and professional manner.