Probate Court

  1. Scam Warning

    Hall County Probate Court will not text you regarding your Georgia Weapons Carry License. Be aware that there is currently a nationwide scam text/email campaign urging you to get your concealed carry permit before it's too late. The texts/emails did not originate from Hall County Probate Court. We do not know where the senders got their phone/email list, but it was not from Hall County Probate Court as many recipients are not residents of Hall County or Georgia. You should be cautious about clicking links in text messages unless you fully trust the source of that message.

Office Hours

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