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Probate Court
Stephanie Bennett
Judge of Probate Court

P.O. Box 246
Americus, GA  31709

Ph: (229) 928-4551
Fx: (229) 928-4723

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
  • Probate of wills to appoint executors of estates.
  • Appointment of Administrators in Intestate Estates.
  • Appointment and monitoring of Guardian/Conservator of Incapacitated Adults and minors.
  • Decides and oversees controversy of disposition of property in estates.
  • Appointment of temporary guardian of minors.
  • Issues marriage licenses and performs wedding ceremonies.
  • Issues firearms licenses
  • Issues fireworks permits.
  • Issues affidavits for Involuntary commitment for Mental Health, Alcohol and Drugs
  • Issues peddlers license, marks and brands, certificate of Residence
  • Custodian of old historical records and genealogy research.

Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm