In Cobb County, Georgia, the process of legally winding up a deceased person’s affairs is handled by the Cobb County Probate Court. Learn more here.
Where Is the Cobb County Probate Court Located?
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The Probate Court of Cobb County is located at 32 Waddell Street, Marietta, GA 30090. Court offices are open from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM by appointment, Monday through Friday, except during holidays or court closures. However, you should make sure to arrive at 4:30 PM at the latest to make sure there’s enough time for processing your petitions. After that time, the Probate Court will not accept any payments.
The Probate Court, Cobb County Georgia, hears cases involving probate of wills, as well as the appointment and removal of executors and administrators, disposition or selling of the estate property, and issuing weapons carry licenses and marriage licenses. This Probate Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over the appointment and removal of guardians of incapacitated adults and minors and other services, including issuing a certificate of residence.
If you believe you’ll need help with this court, reach out to The Law Office of Paul Black today. Our office can handle nearly any probate issue, and we’re dedicated to serving as your trusted legal advocate at all stages of the probate process.
How to Access Cobb County Probate Court Records
Probate Court of Cobb County records includes marriage licenses, property and real estate records, guardianships, weapons permits, and wills. Court records are public, so it can be easy to get a copy of anything you may need, such as a will or information regarding the decedent’s estate.
You can get a copy of the will or any other document from the court or by going there in person or by making a written request via mail. Make sure you pay a copying fee, which can vary depending on how many pages there are.
The Law Office of Paul Black can offer legal advice during any part of the probate process in Georgia. Although it’s best to handle estate planning and draw up a will in advance, life can take unexpected turns. Even if you do not have a will, we can help you file the correct probate forms.
The Role of a Probate Attorney
An experienced attorney can also help you avoid lengthy probate court processes by helping you manage the distribution of assets, payment of property taxes, management of estate debts, selling any property, and other estate-related responsibilities.
If you want to have a smooth probate case, contact us directly at the Law Office of Paul Black or leave us a note.