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Important Notice:   The North Service Center will be closed  Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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 clerk has the discretion  to break for lunch whenever possible.   This may  be at a different time each day depending on the volume of customers.   The office closes at 4:00 pm and 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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