Atkinson County Probate and Magistrate Court

CAROL G. DURRANCE
PROBATE JUDGE & CHIEF MAGISTRATE JUDGE

Probate Clerk: Linda Gail Davis
Email: l.davis@atkinson-ga.org

Associate Magistrate Judge:

Physical Address: 19 Robert Ave W, Pearson, GA 31642
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 855 Pearson, GA 31642
Probate Phone: 912.422.3552
Magistrate Phone: 912.422.7158

Office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

JURISDICTION:

Probate of Wills, Administration of Estates, Guardianships, Order to Apprehend, Oath of Offices, Weapons Carry License Permits, Marriage License Applications, Vital Records (Birth & Death Certificates), Traffic amd Magistrate Court

Marriage Licenses

Licenses: $76.00  With Counseling: $36.00  Copy: $10.00     Pre-Register Online (Required)

Must be 18 years of age, Be of Sound Mind, Have Proper Identification, and Have a Valid Divorce Documents (if applicable).

Applicants 17 years of age must provide proof of Emancipation, Complete Premarital Education and the older applicant can be no more than 4 years older than the younger applicant.
With counseling present the “Certification of Completion of Qualifying Premarital Education” to the court.

MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION – CLICK HERE
APPLICANT 1 (GROOM) APPLICANT 2 (BRIDE)
You will receive a confirmation number upon completion which you will need to bring with you to the Probate Court office within two (2) weeks of completing the application, along with the application fee.

Weapons Carry Licenses

New Licenses: $73.25  Renewals: $30.00  Card Reprint: $6.00

Must be 21 years of age, (18 years of age or older provide proof of completion of basic training and active duty).
Must be Domiciled (primary residence) Atkinson County.
Must have Proper Identification. Georgia Driver’s License musy have your physical address on it.
Non-US Citizens must furnish a Resident Alien ID card or other proof of lawful admission as a permanent resident of the USA.
Must Pre-Register Online and have confirmation number & bring within 2 weeks (Required).

Use the links below for information on Weapons Carry License:
www.georgiacarry.org
www.georgiapacking.org

WEAPONS CARRY LICENSE APPLICATION – CLICK HERE

***Renewals: It takes approximately one (1) week to process the application and receive a response from the GBI. The license is valid for five (5) years, at which time you must reapply for a new license. New licenses will be mailed to you. Be aware that prior convictions for certain offenses will disqualify you from obtaining a firearms license. Some of those offenses include, but are not limited to, convictions arising out of domestic violence, weapons violations and drug related offenses, if you’ve not been free from supervision for at least five (5) years.

You will then be photographed, fingerprinted and the application process completed at that time and, if approved, you will receive your license in the mail within 1-2 weeks.

Traffic Citation

Your traffic citation can be paid online at www.ezcourtpay.com, or call toll-free 1-800-262-0128 from 7am to 9pm EST Monday – Friday.
You can send a Money Order or Certified Check payable to Atkinson County Probate Court, at P.O. Box 855, Pearson, Ga 31642
Call the office at 912-422-3552 from 9am to 5pm EST Monday – Friday to pay citation.

Vital Records

BIRTH and DEATH CERTIFICATES: First copy $25.00 and additional copies $5.00
Proper Identification is required.

MAGISTRATE COURT

NOTICE! NOTICE! NOTICE!

You are important to us, and because you are, we strive to be as helpful to you as possible, especially in performance of our statutory duties. However, STATE LAW PROHIBITS us from practicing law (O.C.G.A. § 15-6-52) Therfore, WE CAN NOT RENDER or FURNISH LEGAL SERVICES or ADVICE  of any kind in actions or proceeding of any nature.