DeKalb County Probate Records

Search for DeKalb County GA probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


DeKalb County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in DeKalb County GA. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. DeKalb County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for DeKalb County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to DeKalb County probate records through a searchable database.

Dekalb County Clerk Decatur GA 1300 Commerce Drive 30030 404-371-2162

Doraville City Clerk Doraville GA 3725 Park Avenue 30340 770-451-8745

Georgia Clerk Atlanta GA 1875 Century Boulevard Northeast 30345 404-327-6023

Lithonia City Clerk Lithonia GA 6920 Main Street 30058 770-482-0152


DeKalb County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in DeKalb County GA. This may include DeKalb County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The DeKalb County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to DeKalb County probate records through searchable databases.

Atlanta Doraville Records Archive Doraville GA 3750 Park Avenue 30340 770-458-7655

Brookhaven Department of Vital Records Archive Atlanta GA 2600 Skyland Drive Northeast 30319 404-982-9886

De Kalb County Vital Records Archive Decatur GA 445 Winn Way 30030 404-294-3857

Decatur Pawn Shop Records Archive Decatur GA 3630 Camp Circle 30032 404-294-2306


DeKalb County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in DeKalb County GA. During a DeKalb County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. DeKalb County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, DeKalb County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to DeKalb County probate records.

Atlanta Magistrate Court I Atlanta GA 1800 Century Boulevard Northeast 30345 404-325-5324

Atlanta Magistrate Court III Atlanta GA 3 Corporate Boulevard Northeast 30329 404-320-0088

Atlanta Magistrate Court XIII Atlanta GA 2400 Century Parkway Northeast 30345 404-728-5400

Avondale Estates Municipal Court Avondale Estates GA 21 North Avondale Road 30002 404-294-5400

Chamblee Municipal Court Chamblee GA 3518 Broad Street 30341 770-986-5004

Clarkston Municipal Court Clarkston GA 3921 Church Street 30021 404-296-0998

Decatur Magistrate Court I Decatur GA 3630 Camp Circle 30032 404-508-0368

Decatur Magistrate Court II Decatur GA 755 Commerce Drive 30030 404-378-3555

Decatur Magistrate Court III Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-4766

Decatur Magistrate Court V Decatur GA 2585 Shetland Drive 30033

Decatur Magistrate Court VI Decatur GA 309 Sycamore Street 30030 404-373-4562

Decatur Magistrate Court VII Decatur GA 201 Winnona Drive 30030 404-370-0890

Decatur Magsitrate Court IV Decatur GA 119 East Maple Street 30030 404-377-5531

Decatur Municipal Court Decatur GA 509 North McDonough Street 30030 404-370-4100

Decatur State Court Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-2261

Decatur Superior Court Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-2441

Dekalb Magistrate Court I Decatur GA 556 North McDonough Street 30030 404-371-4766

Dekalb Magistrate Court II Decatur GA 125 Clairemont Avenue 30030 404-687-9977

Doraville Magistrate Court Doraville GA 3725 Park Avenue 30340 770-451-8745

Doraville Municipal Court Doraville GA 3765 Park Avenue 30340 770-455-1001

Lithonia Magistrate Court Lithonia GA 6980 Main Street 30058

Lithonia Municipal Court Lithonia GA 6980 Main Street 30058 770-482-5971

Pine Lake Municipal Court Pine Lake GA 462 Clubhouse Drive 30072 404-292-4250

Stone Mountain Municipal Court Stone Mountain GA 922 Main Street 30083 770-879-4980

Tucker Magistrate Court Tucker GA 4500 Hugh Howell Road 30084 770-621-0290