probate court

Probate Court
The Honorable Melinda Marsh Stembridge, Probate Judge

The Probate Court provides the following services for Ben Hill County Residents

  • Probate of Wills and Related Matters
  • Appointment of Administrators and Related Matters
  • Appointment of Guardianships and Conservatorships for Incapacitated Adults
  • Appointment of Temporary Guardians for Minors
  • Issue Marriage Licenses and Perform Marriage Ceremonies
  • Issue Firearm Licenses
  • Issue Certified Copies of Death Certificates
  • Issue Certified Copies of Birth Certificates
  • Issue Certified Copies of Marriage Certificates
  • Handle Traffic Citations by the Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol
  • Handle Citations by the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Public Safety
  • Hold Court for Traffic and DNR Citations

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