Probate Court

Office Hours
Our office is located on the 1st floor of the Hall County Courthouse. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday except county holidays when the Hall County Courthouse is closed.

Duties & Responsibilities
Probate Court issues marriage licenses and weapons carry licenses as well as handles estates when a person dies and guardianship and conservatorship proceedings for minors or incapacitated adults. Probate Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over commitments to involuntary evaluation and treatment for people with mental, drug, or alcohol issues.

Expanded Jurisdiction
Hall County Probate Court has expanded jurisdiction under Article 6, Title 15, Chapter 9 of the Official Code of Georgia. The code requires that probate judges in counties of population over 96,000 must have the same qualifications as a Superior Court judge, including a minimum of 7 years of experience practicing law.
  1. Marriage Licenses

    Persons must be at least 18 years of age to apply for a marriage license.

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  2. Georgia Weapons Carry License

    Hall County residents who are at least 21 years old may apply for a Weapons Carry License at the Hall County Probate Court.

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  3. Guardianships

    A guardianship is a legal relationship wherein the Probate Court appoints a person (a guardian) to make certain decisions for another person (a ward) proven to need such assistance.

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  4. Conservatorships

    A conservatorship is the guardianship of property.

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  5. Estates

    Learn about probating wills, filing annual returns, and power of attorney.

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  6. Applications & Forms

    These forms are provided as a public service by the Hall County Probate Court.

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