Probate Court

ANNOUNCEMENT: In Observation of Presidents Day, Glynn County Probate Court will be closed Monday February 17th, 2020 and will reopen for our regular business hours Tuesday February 18th, 2020. We at Probate Court hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday! - Judge Duncan, 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.