The Georgia grand jury investigating Trump and the aftermath of the 2020 election is completing its work

(CNN) The Atlanta-area special grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies broke the law in their efforts to overturn the 2020 election has completed its work, according to a new court filing.

“In light of the delivery of the Special Grand Jury’s final report, the signatory’s recommendation and the Supreme Court’s vote, it is the order of this Court that the Special Grand Jury is now dissolved,” said Judge Robert McBurney, who presided over the jury the investigation of the Fulton County special grand jury, Monday’s brief court order said.

Special grand juries in Georgia do not have the authority to hear indictments. However, the panel will issue a final report that will serve as a mechanism for the special grand jury to recommend whether Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis should pursue charges as part of her vote interference investigation. Willis can then appeal to a regularly appointed grand jury to bring charges.

Willis has already spent more than a year grappling with Trump and his associates, beginning her investigation in early 2021, shortly after an appeal was published in January in which Trump pressured Georgia Foreign Minister Brad Raffensperger to make the necessary statements for Trump “Procure” votes. Win the Peach State in the Presidential Election.

Over time, her investigation expanded beyond that call to include false allegations of voter fraud to state legislatures, the sham voting program, attempts by unauthorized persons to gain access to voting machines in a Georgia county, and threats and harassment against poll workers .

McBurney has scheduled a Jan. 24 hearing for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office and others to discuss whether the Special Grand Jury Report should be released. McBurney said that the special purpose grand jury recommended the release of their final report.

The special grand jury — which included 23 jurors and three alternates — convened in May 2022 and had the power to subpoena witnesses.

This story has been updated with additional details.