Probate Judge


  • Russell Sheppard - Probate Judge
  • Shelia Evans - Probate Chief Clerk
  • Pamela Brown - Probate Clerk

In addition to the Georgia Probate Court standard forms listed here, the Probate Court also issues marriage licenses and firearms permits. The Probate Court also provides for the care and preservation of our local newspapers and numerous documents of record that are available for public use. Please come by our office for additional information concerning any Probate Court proceedings.


The Washington County Probate Court handles all issues involving:

  • Marriage License
  • Firearms License/Carry Permit
  • Probate Proceedings
  • Mental Health Orders
  • Guardianships

View additional information on Probate Forms