Probate Court

ANNOUNCEMENT! In Observation of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday, Glynn County Probate Court will be closed Thursday November 26th, 2020 and Friday November 27th, 2020 and will reopen for our regular business hours, Monday November 30th, 2020. Please remember, as always, to be safe. Judge and staff at Probate Court.
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ANNOUNCEMENT!!
WEAPONS CARRY LICENSE AND MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS SHALL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, DUE TO COVID-19 CDC RESTRICTIONS AND GUIDELINES!!!

NOTICE DECLARING JUDICIAL EMERGENCY
Help us keep our Employees and Customers Safe!

ALL PARTIES VISITING OUR BUILDING ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK AT THIS TIME!

Due to the Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, The Probate Court will continue to process requests submitted by mail and while we discourage families from gathering to file probate matters in the office, we will however, accept a representative to file the estate proceedings. Further, the Court shall accept Emergency Guardianships, Temporary Medical Consents, and petitions for mental health proceedings. Please note that all deadlines and filing requirements are suspended, tolled, extended and relieved as set forth in the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court’s March 14, 2020 Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency. Further, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia has hereby extended the March 14, 2020 Order, that would have expired April 13, 2020. Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency
 
               Amended- This Statewide Judicial Emergency shall terminate 
                on November 9, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., unless otherwise extended.

Further, In order to refrain from personal contact with others, and for personal health and safety, we are accepting Applications for Marriage Licenses and Weapons Carry Licenses by Appointment Only! 


Appointments
 for Marriage License and Weapons Carry License Applications can be made by calling the License Department (912) 554-7231 or by email: probatecourt@glynncounty-ga.gov20, at 

Furthermore

* In effort to protect our Employees and Customers, entry to this building is restricted ONLY to Necessary visitors.
- Employee Team Members
- Government Officials or other necessary support
- Petitioner’s
- Applicants, applying for Marriage Licenses and Weapons Carry Licenses Only!  

* We ask that all family, and additional parties, please refrain from entry. We do encourage that if possible, please delay all application filings, not necessary at this time. 

* On entry, all visitors will be requested to use the provided Hand Sanitizer. Those with respiratory symptoms, or those who have traveled within the last 14 days to impacted areas or had possible exposure to COVID-19 are not allowed in the building.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause during this time.


 

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.

Please Note: The Probate office is accepting Marriage License Applications and Weapons Carry License Applications Monday through Friday only from 8:30AM-4:30PM.