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Estates - Probate of Wills and Administration
Guardianships - Adults and Minors
Licenses - Marriage and Firearms Licenses
Vital Records - Birth and Death
U.S. Passports and Genealogy
Family Violence and Mental Health Issues
Meet Our Staff
Frequently Asked Questions
Disclaimer, Acknowledgements, and Links
Where to Find Us
We are located on the third floor of the Putnam County Courthouse in the East Wing, Room 318. The public entrance is on the Marion Street side of the courthouse. There is a handicap accessible parking lot on the Sumter Street side of the courthouse. Handicapped individuals may enter from the Sumter Street entrance of the courthouse by ringing a buzzer for entry by the deputies. Upon entry to the courthouse you will have to pass through the security check point.
What is the Jurisdiction of the Probate Court?
The Probate Court jurisdiction includes estates, wills, administration, guardianships and incapacity issues. We issue marriage licenses, firearm licenses, vital records, including birth and death records. The Probate Judge performs marriage ceremonies subject to availability. Crisis intervention services are available through involuntary commitment and document preparation for temporary protective orders. We are an acceptance agent for United States Passports.