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Probate Court Community Resources

Important Notice

The Probate Court Judge, Clerk, and staff are committed to providing you with excellent customer service. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns that you may have about Probate Court services or procedures. Please be advised, however, that state law prohibits our staff from rendering legal advice, restating the law, or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. Nothing on this web site is intended to advise anyone regarding legal remedies for a particular circumstance.

Many matters of law are quite complex and may require special knowledge of legal principles and procedures. (Including what form to use or how to complete a form.) If you have a problem involving the interpretation of the law, we suggest you contact a Georgia licensed attorney or one of these resources.

Legal Assistance

Cobb County Bar Association:  Lawyer Referral Services

The Cobb County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service offers a thirty (30) minute consultation with an attorney for a Thirty-Five Dollar ($35.00) upfront fee.  For further information, visit the Cobb Bar website at :  
https://www.cobbcountybar.org/page/LawyerReferralServ.

Cobb County Legal Aid

Legal Aid is a non-profit provider of free legal services to those who qualify. To qualify, you must meet certain low-income guidelines and other criteria. Eligibility exceptions may apply to seniors and certain other qualified applicants.  Contact Cobb Legal Aid at (770) 528-2565.

https://atlantalegalaid.org/get-help/

Georgia Senior Legal Hotline

The Georgia Senior Legal Hotline provides free legal advice over the telephone for persons 60 years old or older. To utilize this service, call (404) 657-9915 or toll free 1(888) 257-9519.

FindHelp.Org 

Search and connect to support. Find financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help in your area, anywhere in the US.

https://www.findhelp.org/ 

 

 

Forms and Clinics

Georgia Probate Court Standard Forms

Georgia Probate Court Standard Forms are available on the Administrative Office of the Courts website.

Website:   https://georgiacourts.gov/probate/standard-forms/


Cobb County Probate Clinics - sponsored by Cobb Legal Aid and the Cobb Justice Foundation

Meet with a volunteer attorney for FREE for up to 30 minutes. The attorney will review your situation and assist you in determining which action to file and which forms to use in Cobb Probate Court based on the information that you provide. Volunteer attorneys only provide brief advice about decedent’s estate and adult guardianship cases. To register for the clinic, please visit:  https://cobbprobateclinic.corsizio.com

Download the Flyer in English Here

Download the flyer in Spanish Here - (Descargar el folleto aquí)

 

Probate Court Videos

The Probate Court Judges Council has produced a series of helpful videos covering a variety of topics, both in English and in Spanish.  The videos help to explain some of the more complex probate issues in a way that is easy to understand.

To view the videos, please visit: https://georgiacourts.gov/probate/videos/