Wills and Estates

You may e-file estate petitions via Odyssey eFile Georgia. To e-file you must create an e-file account. Visit https://georgia.tylerhost.net/ofsweb or https://efilega.tylertech.cloud/.  You will be prompted to “SIGN IN” or “REGISTER.” After you sign in, for LOCATION select DeKalb County Probate Court; for CATEGORY select Probate or Mental Health; for CASE TYPE select Estates, then proceed with your filing.

If you are unable to e-file your estate petitions, we strongly encourage you to mail your filings to the probate court with the appropriate filing fee.  All petitions, caveats, motions, amendments, pleadings, notices, requests, or annual reports can be mailed to:

Clerk, DeKalb County Probate Court

556 North McDonough Street
1100 Judicial Tower
Decatur, GA 30030


If you are unable to e-file or mail your filings to the probate court, please contact tmhubbert@dekalbcountyga.gov (404) 371-2688 or dfwhitehead@dekalbcountyga.gov (404) 371-2341 for assistance. If necessary, an appointment will be scheduled for you.

Visit www.dekalbprobatega.com for probate court filing fees and standard forms.