ALL SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEKALB COUNTY PROBATE COURT ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS.

–PERSONS SEEKING TO RENEW WEAPONS CARRY LICENSES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

–PERSONS PETITIONING THE COURT FOR AN ORDER TO APPREHEND ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

–PERSONS SEEKING TO FILE MOTIONS, OBJECTIONS, OR CAVEATS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

ALL OTHER SERVICES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CLICK ON THE SERVICES BELOW TO OBTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT AT THE DEKALB COUNTY PROBATE COURT. YOU MAY ALSO CONTACT THE PROBATE COURT AT (404) 371-2601.

Judge Bedelia C Hargrove

Judge Bedelia C Hargrove

Judge Bedelia C Hargrove presides over DeKalb County Probate Court. The Probate Court has jurisdiction over the probate of wills, administration of estates, appointment of guardians and conservators for incapacitated adults as well as minors, and mental health commitments. The Probate Court also issues marriage licenses and weapons carry licenses and performs a number of other administrative duties.

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

Alert: Order declaring Coronavirus/Covid-19 related judicial emergency by the Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia, acting under authority of O.C.G.A. sections 38-3-60 et. seq.  Read all notices.

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Alert: Order declaring Coronavirus/Covid-19 related judicial emergency by the Chief Judge Asha Jackson of the DeKalb Superior Court, acting under authority of O.C.G.A. sections 38-3-60 et. seq.  Read all notices.

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Hours Of Operation & Location

Address:

556 North McDonough Street, 1100 Judicial Tower , Decatur, GA 30030

MOST SERVICES PERFORMED BY THE DEKALB COUNTY PROBATE COURT WILL CONTINUE TO BE HANDLED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

There are three locations for the DeKalb County Probate Court, all in the same building.

Location #1:

DeKalb County Courthouse, 1000 Judicial Tower (1st floor)

Functions: Mental Health, Orders to Apprehend, Guardianships, Conservatorships and Records

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (by appointment only)

Note: Customers filing Lay Affidavits (for Orders to Apprehend) must arrive by 2:00 p.m. to allow sufficient time for processing.

Location #2:

DeKalb County Courthouse, B190 Judicial Tower (basement floor)

Functions: Marriage Licenses & Weapons Carry Licenses

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (by appointment only)
Closed For Sanitizing
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (by appointment only)

Probate Court Mailing Address: 556 North McDonough Street, 1100 Judicial Tower, Decatur, GA 30030.

Location #3:

DeKalb County Courthouse, 1100 Judicial Tower  

Estates and Auditing have moved to 1100

Functions: Wills, Estates & Auditing

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (by appointment only)

Parking & Public Transportation

Paid parking is available in the parking deck located behind the courthouse at 125 West Trinity Place. The Decatur MARTA station is located next to the courthouse.