N O T I C E!!
The South Service Center will be closed on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 due to a staff emergency.
For assistance - please visit our Downtown location at 136 Pryor Street.
Probate Court Management apologizes for any inconvenience.
No bills larger than $20.00 are accepted for cash transactions in the Probate Court.
136 Pryor Street SW
The mission of the Probate Court is to carry out the duties assigned to it under the Constitution and laws of Georgia as a Court of Record with exclusive jurisdiction over the following:
- deceased persons' estates
- guardianship of minors and incapacitated adults
- determining the need for involuntary treatment of mentally ill
- mentally retarded and drug and alcohol dependent individuals
- issuance of marriage and firearms licenses.
The Probate Court has original and exclusive jurisdiction over:
- the probating of wills of decedents
- appointing administrators and executors of decedent's estates
- issuing marriage and firearms licenses
- appointing guardians for minors and incapacitated adults
- holding hearings and making judicial determinations in all controversies involving incapacitated adults, minors, and estates of decedents.