25 Courthouse Square, Suite 215
Clayton, GA 30525
Office: (706) 782-3614
Fax: (706) 782-9278
Lillian W. Garrett, Probate Judge
Savannah Dixon, Chief Clerk
Normal Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Probate Court provides many services to the public. These services include providing the standard Georgia forms for the probate of decedents' wills and processing administration of estates; filing wills for safekeeping for the public; holding estate hearings; accepting filings concerning minor and adult guardianships and conservatorships and holding hearings for same; recording of all documents; processing, issuing and recording Georgia marriage licenses; and receiving applications for Georgia Weapons Carry Licenses and issuing those licenses once background checks are completed and approved. For more information concerning other services available through Georgia Probate Courts and to access the standard probate court forms, please refer to this web link. http://www.gaprobate.gov
Rabun County Probate Court holds traffic court and subsequent hearings, processes and disposes of traffic citations written by the Georgia State Patrol, Department of Natural Resources and the Rabun County Sheriff's Department. If you have a citation in this Court and wish to see if you are eligible to pay online, please click on this web link. http://www.ezcourtpay.com.
In addition, Rabun County's Probate Judge is appointed by the Georgia State Registrar of Vital Records and serves as the Local Registrar of Vital Records for this county, and in that capacity maintains custodial copies of Rabun County birth and death records and issues certified copies of same.