THE GWINNETT COUNTY PROBATE COURT HOSTS A PRO BONO CLINIC ON THE FIRST AND THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 1:30-4:30 P.M. INDIVIDUALS NEEDING ASSISTANCE MAY SIGN UP USING THE LINK BELOW FOR A ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATION WITH A LOCAL ATTORNEY WHO WILL OFFER FREE LEGAL ADVICE REGARDING SIMPLE PROBATE MATTERS. Pro Bono Clinic Reservation


On Monday May 6, 2019 the Gwinnett County Clerk's offices of Superior, State and Magistrate Courts, including Probate Court, initiated an upgrade of our case management system. We have no set date for completion of this implementation and are working diligently to complete the process. Read Disclaimer


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Probate Court

Probate Court exercises jurisdiction over:

 
  • Administration of Estates
  • Involuntary Hospitalization/Outpatient Evaluations
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  • Birth and Death Certificates
  • Marriage License
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  • Certificates of Residence
  • Probate of Wills
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  • Conservators for Minors
  • Temporary and Permanent Guardians of Minors
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  • Fireworks Permits
  • Uniform Transfer to Minor’s Act-Custodian Changes
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  • Guardians and Conservators of Adults
  • Weapons Carry Licenses
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    Court Hours

    Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM for Weapons Carry Licenses

     

    Probate Court Judges

    Judge
    Christopher A. Ballar

    Associate Judge
    Hillary B. Cranford

    Court Administration

    Law Clerk: Elizabeth A. Strupe
    Judicial Executive Assistant: Kathryn Stansbury
    Calendar Coordinator: Kimberly A. Seo
    Probate Court Administrator/Chief Clerk: Jenny Mitchell
    Court Associate Supervisors (Estate Division): Bonnie Cushing
    Court Associate Supervisor (Vital Records Division): Martha Wade

     

     

    Contact Information

    General Information: 770-822-8250
    Estate Division Fax: 770-822-8217
    Vital Records Division Fax: 770-822-8008
       
    Probate Court email: probatecourt@gwinnettcounty.com