Special Instructions & Information

Newspaper Notice
If notice in the newspaper is required/requested, then separate payment and publication arrangements must be made with the Times Georgian Newspaper. Please understand that the Probate Court is not responsible for the publication of legal citations.

Self-Proving Affidavit

If the will does not contain a Self-Proving Affidavit, then the petitioner must file Standard Form #6 - Interrogatories to Witness to Will at the time he files the petition to probate the will. The answers to the interrogatories to the will must be filled out by a witness to the will, but the top portion may be completed by the witness, the Petitioner or the Petitioner’s attorney.

Survivors of the Decedent
If the decedent is survived by a spouse and/or minor children, they may consider filing for Year’s Support.

Contact Us

  1. Edith F. Haney
    Probate Judge

    Melissa Cosey
    Chief Clerk
    Phone: 770-830-5840, ext. 1222

    Jean Thornhill

    Deputy Clerk
    Phone: 770-830-5840, ext. 1223

    Probate Court


    Physical Address

    311 Newnan Street
    Carrollton, GA 30117

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 338
    Carrollton, GA 30112

    Phone: 770-830-5840
    Fax: 770-830-5995


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Firearms License,
    and Petitions
    processed until 4:00 p.m.  

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