Probate Court | Cherokee County, GA - Where Metro Meets the Mountains
Probate Court

Probate Court

Keith Wood
Probate Judge
(678) 493-6160

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90 North St
Canton, GA 30114

Suite 340
Hours: M-F, 8-5
Forms and Documents
Document Name Description
Duties of the Probate Court Because of how they were created over time, probate courts in Georgia have original jurisdiction over a number of issues, from the routine to the unusual. This brochure sets out some of the proceedings that occur in the probate courts of this state.
Filing a Claim Against an Estate The brochure gives basic information about the process of making a claim against an estate. Creditors are encouraged to seek legal advice for any questions related to their claims.
Georgia Probate Proceedings This brochure gives some brief information on different ways of probating an estate. If you have questions as to which procedure is appropriate in an individual case, you should speak with an attorney. Once, you have determined which form you need, you may download it at www.gaprobate.gov
Guardianships and Conservatorships in Georgia This brochure gives some brief information on guardianship and conservatorship proceedings in Georgia. If you have questions about an individual case, you should speak with an attorney.
What to do When a Loved One Dies This brochure gives some information on things that may need to be considered following the death of a close family member.
Outline of Involuntary Commitments The probate court has jurisdiction over a number of issues that arise out of individuals with a mental illness or who have substance abuse issues. This brochure gives a very brief overview of these proceedings.
Marriage License Application Packet The Marriage Application Packet contains the information and application required to apply for a marriage License in Cherokee County. All applicants are encouraged to read this information before submitting their application.
Layman's Checklist for a Will Almost every adult should have a Will and this brochure sets out some of the things a person should consider in making a Will. The Court very strongly encourages anyone who is considering making a Will to consult with an attorney.
Temporary Guardianship Packet The Temporary Guardianship Packet contains the required Petition for Temporary Letters of Guardianship along with additional required documentation. All information should be reviewed carefully.
Weapons Carry License Packet The Weapons Carry License Packet contains the information and application required to apply for a Georgia Weapons Carry License in Cherokee County. All applicants are strongly encouraged to read this information before submitting their application. The Application is a fillable PDF.
Personal Status Report A personal status report is required to be filed in all guardianship cases.
Annual and Final Return Form Unless relieved by the Court, an annual/final return is required to be filed in all estate and conservatorship cases.
Adult Inventory and Asset Management Plan Unless relieved by the Court, each conservator of an adult ward is required to annually file an Inventory and Asset Management Plan.
Minor Inventory and Asset Management Plan Unless relieved by the Court, each conservator of a minor is required to annually file an Inventory and Asset Management Plan.
Estate Inventory Unless relieved by the Court, personal representatives of an estate are required to annually file an Inventory of the estate within six months of their appointment.
 
 
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