Probate Court

Mission 

The mission of the Oconee County Probate Court is to administer justice with fairness, equality, and integrity, to resolve matters before the court in a timely manner with trained and motivated staff, and to provide courteous and prompt service in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.

Court Personnel 

  • Mike Hunsinger, Probate Court Judge 
  • Ginny King, Chief Clerk 
  • Debbie Turner, Traffic Court Operations/Coordinator 
  • Julie Jackson, Senior Probate Clerk
  • Tiffany Norton, Traffic Clerk
  • Madeline McCarthy, Traffic/Probate Clerk

Court Jurisdiction 

  • Administration of Estates
  • Birth and Death Certificates
  • Certificates of Residence
  • Fireworks Display Permits
  • Guardians and Conservators of Adults
  • Involuntary Hospitalization/Outpatient Evaluations
  • Marriage License
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Offenses
  • Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses
  • Probate of Wills
  • Temporary and Permanent Guardians of Minors
  • Underage Possession of Alcohol Offenses
  • Weapons Carry License

      



  1. Marriage license
  2. Pay Traffic Ticket
  3. Vital Records
  4. Weapons Carry License

Hours: 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday  8:00 am to 3:00 pm.                                         

 No marriage license issued on Thursdays.


Applicants must apply in person.

Requirements:

1) Each applicant must provide one (1) of the following forms of photo ID in order to obtain a marriage license:

  • Georgia issued Driver's license
  • Georgia issued Identification Card
  • Armed Forces Identification Card
  • U.S. Passport
  • Driver's License issued by another state within the U.S.

2) At least one applicant must be a Georgia resident.

3) Applicant must be 18 years old or older.

4) If applicant had a previous marriage, documentation must be provided.

5) Cost: $66.00 (without premarital education certificate)
$26.00 (with premarital education certificate)

Payment: Cash, Credit Card, Money Order (NO CHECKS ACCEPTED)
Please Note: WHEN PAYING BY CREDIT CARD, A USER FEE WILL BE ADDED.

Marriage Application