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Probate & Magistrate Court

In Charlton County, our Probate and Magistrate Courts work in a combined office. The Charlton County Probate / Magistrate Court exercises jurisdiction in:
  • Probate of wills
  • Administration of estates
  • Appointment of guardians
  • Involuntary hospitalization of incapacitated adults and other dependent individual
  • Civil Claims under $15,000
  • Statement of Claim
  • Garnishments
  • Foreclosures
  • Summons of Dispossessory
  • Interrogatories
  • Fi-Fa

This court also:
  • Administers oaths of office
  • Issues marriage licenses
  • Issues copies of marriage and/or birth/death certificates
  • Issues Weapons Carry License
  • Bad Check Processing
  • Issuance of Warrants

Cheryl McMillan
Probate/Magistrate Judge

Probate Clerk
Tammy Burch

Phone: 912-496-2230
Fax:  912-496-7045

1520 Third Street
Suite B
Folkston, GA 31537-8961

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.