Probate Court

FOR THE PAULDING COUNTY PROBATE COURT COVID19 HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDLINES PLEASE CLICK HERE.

THIS OFFICE IS ADHERING TO THE SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES SET FORTH BY THE CDC.

Effective July 1, 2022 the Probate Court will no longer handle traffic citations. If you have a citation for Probate Court or you have an open case in Probate Court for a traffic citation that was not disposed of by June 30, 2022, your case will be handled in the Paulding County State Court.

Function

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

  • Administering traffic citations
  • 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