Floyd County Divorce and Family Law Resources

The Honorable Walter Matthews, Chief Judge
The Honorable Tami Colston
The Honorable Bryant Durham
The Honorable John E. Niedrach
The Honorable Steven Burkhalter, Judge of Probate Court

Barbara H. Penson, Clerk of Superior Court


The Honorable Walter Matthews, Chief Judge
Floyd County Superior Court
3 Government Plaza, Suite 320
Rome, Georgia 30161
Administrative Assistant: Carol Corbin
Phone: (706) 291-5126 Fax: (706) 291-5297


The Honorable Tami Colston
Floyd County Superior Court
3 Government Plaza, Suite 324
Rome, Georgia 30161
Administrative Assistant: Chaquita Swann
Phone: (706) 290-6077 Fax: (706) 290-6081


The Honorable Bryant Durham
Floyd County Superior Court
3 Government Plaza, Suite 310
Rome, Georgia 30161
Administrative Assistant: Brenda Dempsey 
Phone: (706) 291-5124 Fax: (706) 290-6080

  • Mercer University
  • The University of Georgia School of Law, J.D.

Prior to his appointment to the Superior Court bench in 2003, Judge Durham was in private practice with the firm of Cox, Byington, Corwin, Niedrach & Durham.  He has also served as Municipal Judge for the city of Rome.  Judge Durham was re-elected in 2012.


The Honorable John E. Niedrach
Floyd County Superior Court
3 Government Plaza, Suite 312
Rome, Georgia 30161
Judicial Assistant: Kathy Patterson
Phone: (706) 291-5121  Fax: (706) 291-5278


The Honorable Steven Burkhalter
Floyd County Judge of Probate Court
3 Government Plaza, Suite 201
Rome, GA  30161
Administrative Assistant: Mary Leigh Gentry (706) 291-5139
Estate Clerk: Kristy Coogler (706) 291-5103
Phone: (706) 291-5136  Fax: (706) 291-5189


Barbara H. Penson
Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court
Phone: (706) 291-5190  Fax: (706) 233-0035
barbara.penson@gsccca.org

Physical Address:
3 Government Plaza, Suite 101
Rome, GA  30161

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1110
Rome, GA  30162

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