Kelli Wolk, Chief Judge
32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-1900
(770) 528-1996 fax

Clerk (770) 528-1900
Estates (770) 528-1900
Firearms ( 770) 528-1930
Marriage (770) 528-1931

probatecourt
@cobbcounty.org

Welcome to Cobb County Probate Court

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     Kelli Wolk, Chief Judge

***We will be closed Friday, April 18th for the Good Friday holiday.***


The Probate Court of Cobb County has exclusive jurisdiction in the following matters:

 

• probate of wills;
• appointment and removal of executors and administrators;
• sale and disposition of estate property;
• appointment and removal of guardians of minors and      
  incapacitated adults;
• audit of returns of executors, administrators, and guardians;
• commitments of the mentally ill, alcohol and drug abusers;
• issuance of marriage licenses;
• issuance of weapons carry licenses; and
• miscellaneous services such as issuance of fireworks
  permits, recording of elected officials’ oaths and bonds, and
• certificates of residence.

 

The primary function of the Probate Court is to ensure that estates and guardianships are administered in accordance with the law. The Judge of the Probate Court determines controversies involving estates and guardianships by conducting trials both with and without a jury.


Important Notice

The Probate Court Judge, Clerk, and staff are committed to providing you with excellent customer service. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns that you may have about Probate Court services or procedures. Please be advised, however, that state law prohibits our staff from rendering legal advice, restating the law, or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. Nothing on this web site is intended to advise anyone regarding legal remedies for a particular circumstance.

Many matters of law are quite complex and may require special knowledge of legal principles and procedures. If you have a problem involving the interpretation of the law, we suggest you contact an attorney licensed in the State of Georgia. Although we cannot recommend a specific attorney, you may contact the Cobb County Attorney Referral Service at (770) 424-7149.


32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-1900
(770) 528-1996 (fax)