March 18, 2020
During the current COVID-19 situation the Fayette County Probate Court must comply with the Order of Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia titled "Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency" effective March 14, 2020, found here. The Order declares a state-wide judicial emergency for the period of March 14, 2020 through April 13, 2020. The Order directs that to the extent feasible the courts shall remain open to address "essential functions" and other functions may be limited. The Order provides that during the period of the Order deadlines, time schedules or filing requirements imposed by applicable statutes, rules, regulations or court orders are suspended, tolled and extended.
During the judicial emergency the following are considered essential functions of the probate court:
During the judicial emergency the following non-essential functions will be suspended:
During the judicial emergency certain non-essential functions will be attended on a limited basis and in a manner that prevents in person contact with customers. Such duties include but are not limited to:
IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER:
As circumstances develop the above information may change or be updated.
Probate courts across the state of Georgia will temporarily suspend acceptance of applications for Weapons Carry Licenses and Renewal Weapons Carry Licenses pursuant to an Order of the Supreme Court of Georgia declaring a Judicial Emergency.
Read the full Press Release here.
Probate Court of Fayette County
1 Center Drive
Fayetteville, Ga. 30214
Colleen L. Golden
Melissa L. Haas
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Probate Court is responsible for
CASH, MONEY ORDERS, DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS* FOR:
CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY FOR:
Information and applications/forms for download are available for many areas from this web site. If you have questions or need information which is not available on the web site, please contact us at 770.716.4220 or in person at the Justice Center, 1 Center Drive, Fayetteville, GA 30214.