Probate Court

IMPORTANT PROBATE OFFICE NOTICE

THE PROBATE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2021.

The Probate Office is now live with in-office fingerprinting

Probate Public Records are now available online:

Estate Records    Marriage Records    Death Records

BEGINNING JUNE 14, 2021, THE PROBATE OFFICE WILL BE OFFERING EXTENDED HOURS FOR WEAPON'S CARRY LICENSE APPLICATIONS FROM 8 AM-4:30 PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.  

You may now apply for Weapons Carry and Marriage Licenses Online.

Weapons Carry Application    Marriage Application

Purpose

Douglas County Probate Court establishes the validity of wills, documents the administration of estates, appoints a guardian when none has been established, maintains vital records such as birth certificates, marriage licenses, and death certificates, and issues gun permits.

 Notice

The forms for Temporary Guardianship are not complete in that the local Probate Court office has additional forms that are required. Please see the form provided on this page or you may pick up the complete package in the Probate Court Office.

All forms must be completed, including necessary signatures and attachments, before this office will accept for filing.

If you are filing any pleadings or petitions in Probate Court, you may find some COMMON FORMS here. We now have a Petition Fee Calculator to assist you in determining the fees to file your pleadings or petitions.

  1. Wills
  2. Estate Records
  3. Estate Filings
  4. Guardianship Filing
  5. Creditors' Claims Against an Estate
  6. Georgia Weapons Carry License

Details

For $15, you may file your will with the Probate Court for safekeeping. Only you, (or in the case of your death, your executor), will be able to access this document. See the Georgia Probate Court Information System for more information.