Probate Court

Judges and Staff at Glynn County Probate Court truly care about the public and those customers that may visit or call Probate Court.  We have many new employees and ask that you please have patience while the learning process is taking place.  The staff continues to have the compassion and dedication needed to attend to the needs of those visiting our Court.   We thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this process.



Applications for Marriage License and Weapons Carry License, 
 New and Renewal, are by appointment only! 

Application will be accepted Monday through Friday only from 8:30AM-4:30PM. 

Appointments for Marriage License and Weapons Carry License Applications can be made by calling the License Department (912) 554-7235 & (912) 554-7234 or by email:
[email protected]20, 

Probate Court exercises jurisdiction in: 

  • probate of wills
  • administration of estates
  • appointment of guardians
  • involuntary hospitalization of incapacitated adults and other dependent individuals

This court also:

  • administers oaths of office
  • issues marriage licenses
  • issues weapons carry licenses
  • issues certificates of residency
  • issues permits for fireworks displays (Application for Fireworks Displays)
  • performs background checks for Weapons Carry Licenses, adoptions, and guardianship's.