Probate Court

Our Office will be closing early:

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 22, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m. 


**Effective 10/1/2022 all fees for Visa or Mastercard payments will increase to 5%.

***Effective July 1, 2022 the Probate Court is no longer handling traffic citations.  Please contact State Court at 770-443-7530.


Function

The office of the Probate Court performs many functions including, but not limited to:

  • Issuing marriage licenses, Georgia weapons carry license, and fireworks display permits
  • Maintaining vital records
  • Probate procedures such as probate of wills, administrations, and guardianships of minors and adults

The following is more detailed information regarding these matters. Please do not hesitate to contact our office for further information.

Jurisdiction

Probate Court has exclusive jurisdiction over the:

  • Administration of estates
  • Applications for year’s support awards
  • Permanent guardianship and conservatorship over minor and adult wards
  • Probate of wills
  • Temporary guardianships of minors