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Please note:    Due to extended illness, staffing  at the North Service Center is currently limited.   Customers are assisted in the order in which they arrive.   The office opens at 8:30 am and will be closed for lunch from 12:00 to  1:00 pm.   The office will then close for the day at 4:00 pm.   Any customer requiring services must arrive before  that time.   Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.


136 Pryor Street SW
Suite C-230

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.

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