Probate Court

ANNOUNCEMENT! In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, Glynn County Probate Court will be closed Monday September 2, 2019. As of Monday September 2, 2019, Glynn County is under a Mandatory Evacuation for Zone A (east of I95) and all Islands. Glynn County Offices will be closed Tuesday September 3, 2019 through Thursday September 5, 2019. And will reopen Friday September 6, 2019 at 8:00am for regular business hours pending the outcome of the storm.  All hearings scheduled this week in Probate Court have been cancelled until further notice. We urge everyone to please be safe during this time. You may check back at for further information regarding Hurricane Dorian. Judge and Staff

Probate Court exercises jurisdiction in: 

  • probate of wills
  • administration of estates
  • appointment of guardians
  • involuntary hospitalization of incapacitated adults and other dependent individuals

This court also:

  • administers oaths of office
  • issues marriage licenses
  • issues weapons carry licenses
  • issues certificates of residency
  • issues permits for fireworks displays (Application for Fireworks Displays)
  • performs background checks for Weapons Carry Licenses, adoptions, and guardianship's.

Please Note: The Probate office is accepting Marriage License Applications and Weapons Carry License Applications Monday through Friday only from 8:30AM-4:30PM.