Estates Guardianships Conservatorships

Estates / Guardianships / Conservatorships


Appointments will be required for the following services:

  • All Same-Day Estate Services
  • Same-Day Letters of Administration or Letters Testamentary

Click here, to schedule an appointment.

Probate Court will also offer ‘Walk-in Wednesdays.’ Customers can file in-person estate matters without an appointment on Wednesdays during business hours.

E-File for Estate Petitions
Electronic filing for many estate petitions is now available online. The following petitions can be filed electronically:

  • Petition for Letters of Administration
  • Petition for Order Declaring No Administration Necessary
  • Petition for Year’s Support
  • Petition to Probate Will in Common Form
  • Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form

Efile is for newly established estates. Currently we are unable to file into already established estates, or file new petitions into older estates.

Click here to E-file.

Estate Filings at Annex Locations
Probate Court has resumed the intake of estate petitions at both the North and South Service Center offices. Clerks will be available to receive, docket, and bill incoming petitions as well as take oaths of fiduciaries. No appointment necessary, times and locations can be found here.

Mailed Estate Petitions
Mailed estate petitions must contain the appropriate fees or it will be returned. Please review the fee schedule prior to submitting an estate by mail

Fulton County Probate Court
Attn: Estates Division
136 Pryor Street, SW, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Please allow 45 days after filing before contacting Probate Court for an estate update please email for a faster response.

Special Attorney Liaison Clerk
Probate Court has designated a dedicated ‘Attorney Liaison Clerk’ for attorney and paralegal customer service. Appointments for initial filings only (Petition for Letters of Administration, Petition for Order Declaring No Administration Necessary, Petition for Year’s Support, Petition to Probate Will, and Petition to Open Safe Deposit Box) and status updates can be obtained by contacting


Prior to arriving at the courthouse, please see the list below.

  • Your petition will need to be ready to file, including signatures being properly notarized and your petition filled out completely.
  • Probate clerks are prohibited from assisting with completing forms.
  • If you have any questions about our services or procedures, please contact our office at prior to visiting so that your filing is complete and ready to be filed at the time of your arrival.
  • Filing fees are required at the time of filing. Please refer to the Court Fees section on our website for further information regarding fees.
  • Cash, business check, money order, and credit cards are all accepted at our central downtown location. If paying by check/money order, please make it payable to Fulton County Probate Court. Cash payments are not accepted at our annex locations.

*There is a notary on staff to assist with Probate Court related matters ONLY


Probate Court will continue to take oaths via an open Zoom Room. This service is offered twice weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11 am – 12 Noon and Thursday afternoons from 2 pm – 3 pm. Individuals taking an oath via Zoom will need to have the ability to print a copy of the blank oath to sign and email it back to the Court after the oath is taken, along with a copy of their state-issued identification. To take a virtual oath:

  1. You will need to print out the attached Oath.
  2. Print the name and estate number of the deceased at the top of the Oath page.
  3. Once the Oath has been administered, please email the Oath and a copy of your state-issued identification within 24 hours of taking your oath to

Click here to open Oath Zoom Room during the specified times.


To receive certified copies of any documents related to an Estate Case filed in Fulton County.

Please email to confirm the cost associated with your request.

To receive documents via mail please mail include the Estates Record Request Form, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and a Money Order payable to Fulton County Probate Court, the fees are on the Estate Record Request form. All fees are non-refundable.

Fulton County Probate Court
Attn: Records Division
136 Pryor Street, SW, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

If you have any questions about your record request, please contact the Records Division at email

Guardianship/Conservatorship Cases

  • Please bring a written request including the name of the ward, the estate number, what type of document you wish to have certified, the number of certified documents you are requesting, and a return address envelope to which we may mail your copies to our office in an envelope.
  • The clerks at the front desk will ask to see your ID, so please have it ready upon entering our office.
  • Certified and true copies are $10.00/each plus $1.00 per page for each additional document.

The Probate Court Judge, Clerk, and staff are committed to providing you with excellent customer service. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns that you may have about probate court services or procedures. Please be advised, however, that state law prohibits our staff from rendering legal advice, restating the law, or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action.

PLEASE NOTE:  Nothing on this website is intended to advise anyone regarding legal remedies for a particular circumstance. Many matters of law are quite complex and may require special knowledge of legal principles and procedures. If you have a problem involving the interpretation of the law, we suggest you contact an attorney licensed in the State of Georgia.

If you have any further questions, please call (404) 612-4694.


Note: When attempting to email, you may have to copy and paste the email address depending on your email user platform.


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