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Probate Court

Wilkinson County Probate Judge
478)946-2222 | (478)946-3810 (fax)


Judge Vivian L. Cummings
Probate Judge
Rita Hopson
Chief Clerk

P.O. Box 201
Irwinton, GA 31042
Phone: 478-946-2222
Fax: 478-946-3810


Wilkinson County Probate Court has authority, unless otherwise provided by law, to exercise original, exclusive, and general jurisdiction of the following subject matters: 

  • county traffic citations (speeding fines)
  • vital records (birth certificates, marriage licenses, firearm licenses,death certificates)
  • the probate of wills
  • the granting of letters testamentary and of administration and the repeal or revocation of 
  • all controversies in relation to the right of executorship of administration
  • the sale and disposition of the property belonging to, and the distribution of, a deceased person's estates;
  • apointment and/or removal of guardians of minors and persons who are incompetent because of mental illness or mental retardation
    controversies as to the right of guardianship, except as stated in Code 19-7-4
  • the auditing and passing of returns of all executors, administrators and guardians
  • other matters and things as related to estates of deceased persons and all matters as may be conferred on them by the Constitution and laws. 

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Except County Holidays

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