Probate Court

Office Hours: 

Probate Court will be closing at 4:00P.M. on Thursday, December 21st, 2023 and reopen Tuesday, December 26th, 2023 in observance of Christmas. 

Jackson County Probate Court is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

For weapons carry licenses: 8:00 a.m-11:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m-3:30 p.m.

For marriage licenses: 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. 

For vital records: 8:00 a.m-4:30 p.m.

We are located on the first floor of the Jackson County Courthouse, 5000 Jackson Parkway, Suite 140, Jefferson, GA 30549.

Jackson County Probate Court Jurisdiction:

-Probate of Wills -Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship-Marriage Licenses-Fireworks Permits 
-Administration of Estates-Temporary Guardianship of Minors-Weapons Carry Licenses -Petitions to Clear Private Ways
-Twelve Months Support-Permanent Guardianship of Minors-Veterans (indigent) Licenses-Issuance of Birth and Death Certificates
-Filing of Wills for Safekeeping-Conservatorships of Minors-Certificates of Residency for Retail Dealers of Alcohol-Amendments to Vital Records (birth, death and marriage)
-Entry into Safe Deposit Boxes-Approval of Settlements for Minors-Evaluation Orders in Mental, Drug and Alcohol Cases