Terrell County Probate Court

Carol Speir, Probate Judge

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC JUDICIAL EMERGENCY ORDER MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS, all business is being conducted by appointment only. Please call 229-995-5515 to schedule your appointment.

Cindy Thomas   

Chief Clerk                          

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 11:45 am
12:45 pm - 5:00 pm
(lunch is taken 11:45 am-12:45 pm)
Please note: individual services may have limitations on their hours of operation.

Office Phone:
229-995-5515

Office Fax and
Vital Records Fax
:
229-995-5574

Mailing Address:
PO Box 67
Dawson, GA 39842

Marriage Licenses & Certificates

To apply for a marriage license
or request a certified copy of your marriage certificate ...

Birth Certificates

You may request a birth certificate by phone at 229-995-5515, or by completing the printable form below.
If you submit your request by mail, YOU MUST include payment, a phoyocopy of ID, and a self-addressed stamped letter-sized envelope with your request.
Birth Certificates are $25 (+ $5.00 for each additional certificate requested at the same time.)

Death Certificates

You may request a death certificate by phone at 229-995-5515, or by completing the printable form below.
If you submit your request by mail, YOU MUST include payment, a phoyocopy of ID, and a self-addressed stamped letter-sized envelope with your request.
Death Certificates are $25 (+ $5.00 for each additional certificate requested at the same time.)

Gun Permits

To renew or apply for your weapons carry permit, click the link below to complete and submit the online application. YOU MUST follow up your application by making an appointment with the Probate Court to have your fingerprints and picture taken for your permit.

Traffic Court

You may pay your traffic fine online by clicking the link below. 
If you have any questions about your Court date or your fine please call the Probate Court at 229-995-5515.

Probation (JAG)

If you have questions regarding probation, call Judicial Alternatives of Albany at  229-420-2051

If you have questions regarding JAG programs or policies, you may find information on their website.

Wills and Estates


The Probate Court has an extensive and informative packet available to guide you with your estate planning.

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