Court Services

Licenses

Probate Court offers the following services:

Marriage License

Marriage licenses are issued:

  • Monday through Thursday
    • 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday
    • 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Cost is $77 cash, debit or credit card.

Requirements

  • Both applicants must appear in person to sign the completed application and provide the required documents:
  • If you have been married we must see a copy of your final divorce decree signed by the judge or a death certificate if widowed.
  • Provide your social security number.
  • State issued identification or a certified copy of your birth certificate
  • Complete a Marriage License Application online or apply in person

Weapons Carry License

WCL applications are accepted:

  • Monday through Thursday
    • 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday
    • 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New Applicants Requirements

  • New applicants must apply in person at the Probate Court office and submit to a fingerprint based background check.
  • The application cost is $30 cash, debit, or credit card. To save time, you may begin your Weapons Carry License Application online. You must present a valid Georgia issued identification with the correct current address OR 2 proofs of residence and a certified copy of your birth certificate.
  • To register and pay for the fingerprinting, log in to Gemalto Website. The cost is $49.25. You will select Applicant Registration, Georgia Court Services then Probate Court. After accepting the terms and conditions, enter reviewing agency ID "GA041013J" and select the reason Pistol Permit. Fill in all yellow sections. Pay for the fingerprinting then take the confirmation number or printed receipt to the Dade County Sheriff’s Department for fingerprinting.

Renewals

  • Renewals are available to holders of a Georgia issued weapons carry permit that is valid and 90 days prior to the expiration date OR was valid and is no more than 30 days past the expiration date. To renew you’ll need the following:
  • $30 cash, debit, or credit card
  • You must have a valid Georgia issued identification with the correct current address OR 2 proofs of residence and a certified copy of your birth certificate.
  • You may save time and begin your  Weapons Carry License Application online.

Certified Copies of Certificates

To request a certified copy of a document do the following:

Certified Copy of Marriage License or Application for Marriage License:

Provide in writing by mail or in person at the office:

  • $10 Money Order (Cash, Debit, or Credit Accepted in Person)
  • Date of Marriage
  • Name of Both Parties at Time of the Marriage
  • Self-Addressed Envelope if Mailed

Certified Copy of a Birth or Death Certificate:

Provide in writing by mail or in person at the office a signed request with (photocopy of) state issued picture identification and:

  • County of Birth or Death
  • Date of Birth or Death
  • Full Name at Birth of Person
  • Full Name of Parents