Probate Court

Probate Court exercises jurisdiction in the probate of wills, the administration of estates, the appointment of guardians, and the involuntary hospitalization of incapacitated adults and other dependent individuals. This court also administers oaths of office and issues marriage licenses, birth certificates, death certificates, gun permits, and hears traffic cases.

To obtain a Marriage License you must have with you a valid picture ID, a Certified copy of your Birth Certificate (Must be a certified translation if it is in any other language than English), if divorced you must also have a copy of your Divorce Decree.

Contact Information

The Polk County Probate Court is located in Courthouse #1, Room 102, Cedartown, GA.
Office hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Phone: 770-749-2128


  • Probate Judge
    Linda H. Smith
  • Traffic Clerk
    Shayne Green
  • Chief Clerk
    Kathy T. Blalock

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