Please note, we can only accept walk-in Passport customers from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM on THURSDAYS ONLY. Appointments will still be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Due to the nature of seeing customers on a walk-in basis, there are sometimes lengthy wait times on Thursdays.

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JURISDICTION:

The Henry County Probate Court has jurisdiction over: Estates; Guardianships of Incapacitated Adults; Temporary Guardianships of Minors; Involuntary Treatments for Drug & Alcohol Abuse; Involuntary Commitments; Vital Records (Birth Death and Marriage Certificates); Passports; Issuance of Hand Gun Permits and Issuance of Marriage Licenses.

GEORGIA ADVANCE DIRECTIVE FOR HEALTH CARE:

In 2007, the Georgia Legislature adopted the Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care Act, which replaced the former Georgia Living Will and the Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care. What had been two separate forms is now one document. This new document is meant to be a comprehensive up-to-date document that will assist Georgians in making their personal care and medical treatment decisions more clearly known. The new form uses understandable and everyday language and has easy to follow instructions. Please note that any validly executed Living Will created between March 28, 1986 and June 30, 2007, will remain valid until it is revoked. Also, any validly executed Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care created before June 30, 2007 will remain valid until it is revoked. For a copy of the new form, please see Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Vital Records/Marriage:
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Gun Permits:
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Probate/Guardianships:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 noon
  • Passports:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: By Appointment ONLY
    Thursday: walk-in's: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

2015 PROBATE COURT CLOSINGS:

  • May 25th - Memorial Day
  • July 3rd - Independence Day
  • September 7th - Labor Day
  • November 11th - Veteran's Day
  • November 26th & 27th  - Thanksgiving
  • December 24th & 25th - Christmas
  • December 31st & January 1st - New Year's