Jasper County Probate Court

Jasper County Probate Court is one of 159 Probate Courts in Georgia.  Each county has its own Probate Court and Judge.  The Office of Probate Judge is one of the four Constitutional Offices in Georgia.  The other three are the Sheriff, Tax Commissioner and Clerk of Court.

The Responsibilities of the Probate Court may vary from county to county.

Jasper County Probate Court has jurisdiction in the following areas:

Estates

  • Probate of Wills
  • Administration of Estates
  • Twelve Months support
  • Hearings on Accountings, Appraisals, Inventories, as needed
  • Revocation of Letters in Estates
  • Filing of wills for safekeeping
  • Entry into Safe deposit Boxes

Guardianships

  • Guardianships and Conservatorships of Incapacitated Adults
  • Temporary Guardianships of Minors
  • Permanent  Guardianships of Minors ( in absence of a living parent or guardian)
  • Conservatorships of Minors
  • Approval of Settlements for Minors
  • Revocation of Guardianships and Conservatorships

Licensing

  • Marriage Licenses
  • Weapons Carry Licenses

Criminal

  • Traffic
  • Misdemeanor Marijuana Charges
  • Game and Fish Charges

Governmental

  • Appointment in the Event of Vacancy in Certain County Offices
  • Historical Data Preservation
  • Legal Organ slection and Preservation
  • Swearing in Public Officers and Maintaining Bonds of Public Officials
  • Supervising fingerprinting of Sheriff Candidates
  • Certification of Returned Tax Assessment Notices
  • Registration of Animal Brands

Health and Safety

  • Evaluation Orders in Mental, drug and alcohol cases
  • Fireworks Permits pursuant to State and Federal Laws

Vital Records

  • Issuance of Birth and Death Certificates for anywhere in the state of Georgia
  • Establishment of facts of birth for delayed birth certificates
  • Amendments to Vital Records (birth, death and marriage

Elections

  • Election Superintendent

For more information on the Probate Courts of Georgia, or to download standard forms please visit the website at www.gaprobate.gov.

Judge Linda Mock Keller has served has Probate Judge since September1, 2005. Prior to being elected Probate Judge, she served for ten years as clerk of Probate Court. She is a Certified Probate Judge and has completed the certification program thru The GA Election Officials Association and Voter Registrars Association of GA.

Andrea W. Brown is Associate Judge of the Probate Court. Kaybrina Boykin and Debra McVey are clerks.

Appointments are not necessary, but are recommended for Probate and Guardianship matters.  We do marriage license and Weapons Carry permits daily from 8 AM thru 4:30 PM.  Please call for more information on requirements for licenses.

Jasper County Probate Court

126 W. Greene St. Ste. 111

Monticello, GA 31064

706-468-4903

706-468-4926 (Fax)

jasperprobate@bellsouth.net