** Important Notice **
ROCKDALE COUNTY PROBATE COURT
Effective May 18, 2020, the following schedule and operations of the Rockdale County Probate Court will be implemented until further notice:
All petitions will continue to be filed by mail. Standard probate forms can be found online at georgiaacourts.gov, gaprobate.gov, or gasupremecourt.us. You may email your completed petition to email@example.com. to obtain the appropriate filing fees prior to mailing the petition. Any petitioner who is required to take an oath must call 770-278-7700 for instructions.
We will begin scheduling virtual hearings over the next few days. Anyone with a pending case that requires a hearing will be contacted by the Court. Hearings pertaining to emergency matters will be given priority.
To request birth or death certificates, please visit dph.georgia.gov. online. If you do not have access to the internet or desire to obtain you certificate in person, you may contact the Probate Court at 770-278-7700 to schedule an appointment.
Funeral homes and crematories must email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be notified when your request is completed.
Applicants for marriage licenses must contact the Probate Court at 770-278-7700 to request an application. When the applicants have completed the application, they must contact the Court for an appointment to complete the process.
Weapons Carry Licenses
We will begin scheduling appointments to accept applications for Weapon Carry Licenses on May 18, 2020. You may contact the Probate Court at 770-278-7700 for further details and to schedule an appointment.
The changes outlined above are intended to protect the health and welfare of the public and employees of the Rockdale County Probate Court. Your cooperation is necessary and appreciated.
Gary W. Washington, Judge
Rockdale County Probate Court