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
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.