Probate Court

Probate Court

Until further notice, the Probate Court is currently open to appointments only.

No more than two customers will be allowed in the office at one time.

Probate/Estate Standard Forms

Traffic Court

Pay a Traffic Ticket

If you have a court only violation, you will not be allowed to pay online and are required to appear in court.

Notice of rescheduled traffic court dates have been mailed to last known addresses.

Persons unsure of their court date should contact the court.

Weapons Carry License and Marriage License

SCAM ALERT:  If you receive a text message regarding your weapons carry license, do not click on any link or other messages associated with the text.  The Oconee County Probate Court DOES NOT send any text messages regarding your weapons carry license.

In order to make application for a Weapons Carry License or a Marriage License, you will be required to make an appointment.

You should begin the application process online prior to your appointment.

Weapons Carry License Application

Marriage License Application

If you do not have online access, to begin the application process, you will be directed to our office kiosk when you arrive for your appointment.

Appointments can be made:

In person at the Probate Court office (Room 304)

Or by phone: 706-769-3936

Or by email: Email Probate Court


The mission of the Oconee County Probate Court is to administer justice with fairness, equality, and integrity, to resolve matters before the court in a timely manner with trained and motivated staff, and to provide courteous and prompt service in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.

Court Personnel 

  • Mike Hunsinger, Probate Court Judge 
  • Ginny King, Court Operations Administrator/Manager 
  • Debbie Turner, Traffic Court Operations/Coordinator 
  • Julie Jackson, Senior Probate Clerk
  • Tiffany Norton, Traffic Clerk
  • Madeline McCarthy, Traffic/Probate Clerk

Court Jurisdiction 

  • Administration of Estates
  • Birth and Death Certificates
  • Certificates of Residence
  • Fireworks Display Permits
  • Guardians and Conservators of Adults
  • Involuntary Hospitalization/Outpatient Evaluations
  • Marriage License
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Offenses
  • Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses
  • Probate of Wills
  • Temporary and Permanent Guardians of Minors
  • Underage Possession of Alcohol Offenses
  • Weapons Carry License
  1. Marriage License
  2. Pay Traffic Ticket
  3. Vital Records
  4. Weapons Carry License


Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Applicants must apply in person.


1) Each applicant must provide one (1) of the following forms of photo ID in order to obtain a marriage license:

  • Georgia issued Driver's license
  • Georgia issued Identification Card
  • Armed Forces Identification Card
  • U.S. Passport
  • Driver's License issued by another state within the U.S.

2) At least one applicant must be a Georgia resident.

3) Applicant must be 18 years old or have parental consent if 16-17. No one under 16.

4) If applicant had a previous marriage, documentation must be provided.

5) Cost: $66.00 (without premarital education certificate)
$26.00 (with premarital education certificate)

Payment: Cash, Credit Card, Money Order (NO CHECKS ACCEPTED)

Marriage Application