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Holiday Schedule

We will be closed the following days in 2017:

Monday January 16

President's Day
Monday February 20

Good Friday
Friday April 14

Memorial Day
Monday May 29

Independence Day
Monday July 3
Tuesday July 4

Labor Day
Monday September 4

Thursday November 23
Friday November 24

Monday December 25

Online Payments


Traffic Violations:   When paying a traffic fine by mail, please include your copy of the citation with your signature placed in the appropriate place on the back along with your payment or include your name, citation number and/or driver’s license number on your form of payment.  Payments must be submitted in the form of a money order or other certified funds and made payable to Oglethorpe County Probate Court.  Personal checks are ONLY accepted by residents of Oglethorpe County. If you would like a receipt to be returned to you, include a SASE with your payment.  



Probate Court

Judge Kayla Miller

Contact Information:

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 70
Lexington, GA 30648

Physical Address
109 E. Boggs Street
Lexington, GA 30648

Phone: (706)743-5350
Fax: (706) 743-3514

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday, 7:30am-5:00pm
Friday, 7:30am-Noon and 1:00pm-5:00pm

[email protected]


  • Marriage License
  • Firearms License
  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Traffic Fines
  • Game & Fish Misdemeanors
  • Process of Marijuana infractions less than 1 oz
  • Probate & Estate Proceedings
  • Guardianship of incapacitated adults & minors
  • Keep Probate Records from 1793
  • Election Superintendent         

Obtaining a Firearms License

Firearms license applications are accepted Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m and Friday from 8:00 a.m until 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  You must be at least 21 years of age and a permanent resident of Oglethorpe County to apply.  You must provide proper identification showing your current residence at time of submitting application.

Firearm License Fee is $77.50.  Fingerprint Fee is $10.00 at the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Department which covers the cost of your full Live Scan fingerprints that is required by all applicants to generate the FBI and GBI criminal background check. You will need to provide cash and correct change only to the Sheriff’s Department.

Licenses are valid for five years. You must surrender your old license at the time of application. The issuing of a new license usually requires two to four weeks and you have the choice to have the license mail to your address or picked up in the office. 

If your license is lost or stolen, please contact the Probate Court immediately at 706-743-5350.

Information Regarding Firearms Licenses

Application for Weapons Carry License

New Probate Court Forms

Available for Download

Each year, many of the Probate Court Standard forms are changed to comply with new code provisions and to make administrative changes.  Those changes are usually effective in July of each year.

All of the Probate Court Standard Forms may be downloaded for your use from http://www.gaprobate.org/forms.php

The forms are available in several formats.

It is important that the new version of all forms be used.  Old versions will not be accepted for filing.

Beverly W. Nation, Probate Judge