Decatur, Georgia, the county seat of DeKalb County, is situated between of the cities of Atlanta and Stone Mountain. Due to explosive growth in the last several decades, the Atlanta expanded into unincorporated DeKalb County and has nearly surrounded Decatur, GA. At Millar & Mixon, LLC, we focus our practice on representing persons seriously injured in car accidents in Decatur and the surrounding metropolitan areas.
While Decatur has a wealth of public transportation options, 67% of Decatur’s 18,147 residents commute to work primarily by driving alone. In addition, a significant amount of regional automobile traffic passes through the City every day along Decatur’s streets, and the high volume of traffic is one of the city’s greatest challenges.
Decatur residents who do not commute outside DeKalb County are primarily employed in the city’s downtown commercial district. The top employees for Decatur residents include nearby Emory University, Agnes Scott College, and the DeKalb County government.
Decatur is home to two highly respected colleges, Agnes Scott College, and Columbia Theological Seminary. Agnes Scott College is located in the South Candler Street in the Agnes Scott College Historic District. Decatur’s downtown area and residential neighborhoods have many historic structures including the old DeKalb County Courthouse, which is situated on the highest knoll of land in the center of the city.
If a Decatur resident is involved in a serious auto accident, the case would likely by heard State Court. The DeKalb County State Court in Decatur hears all misdemeanor violations, including traffic cases and all civil actions, such as personal injury lawsuits, regardless of the amount claimed, unless the superior court has exclusive jurisdiction. The Magistrate Court of DeKalb County – Civil Division hears cases involving less than $15,000 in civil claims. Both the State Court and the Magistrate Court are held in the new DeKalb County Courthouse, located at 556 N. McDonough Street in Decatur.
The car accident lawyers of Millar & Mixon, LLC have helped hundreds of clients throughout the state of Georgia who were seriously injured in accidents. An investigation into what caused the accident or the severity and extent of your injuries may be harmed by any delay in obtaining legal counsel.
While Decatur is now considered an in-town suburb of Atlanta, the city has managed to maintain a small-town feel despite being surrounded on two sides by the City of Atlanta. The city’s official motto, “a city of homes, schools, and places of worship,” proves just how important the city’s identity is to the community.
Additional Decatur, Georgia Resources
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- Crochet Physical Therapy has been providing quality patient centered service since 1984. We take personal interest in each patient’s unique condition and dedicate our effort to realize the best possible outcome in an efficient and cost effective way.
- AutoImpact – At AutoImpact we strive to ensure that our customers have a positive experience during the collision repair process in the hopes that they will gladly refer their family and friends to our shops.