Estates and Guardianships

Pamphlets & Brochures

The following pamphlets and brochures are available as a public service to the citizens of Paulding County:

  • Duties of Personal Representative of Decedent’s Estates in Georgia – This pamphlet is to acquaint persons who may be called upon to serve as personal representatives of a decedent’s estate with the duties and responsibilities of such position in Georgia. Access this document online.
  • Georgia Probate Procedures, What to Do When a Loved One Dies – This document is a brief description for the various proceedings that might be filed following the death of a Georgia resident or non-resident owning property in Georgia. Access this document online.
  • Handbook for Guardians and Conservators of Adults in Georgia – This handbook has been designed as a helpful reference to briefly cover the general information about guardianships and conservatorships of adults.
  • Handbook for Conservators for Minors in Georgia – This handbook has been designed as a helpful reference to briefly cover the general information about conservatorships of minors.
  • Layman’s Guide to Guardianship and Conservatorship in Georgia – This document contains important information about guardianships and conservatorships of children and adults.
  • Layman’s Guide to Probate Procedures in Georgia – This document contains important information about Georgia’s Probate Courts and Estates of Deceased Individuals.
  • Proceedings Pro Se in Probate Court – If you will be filing a proceeding in a probate court without the assistance of an attorney or representing yourself in connection with a proceeding filed by someone else, this brochure briefly describes your obligations and any special requirements.

To pick up any of these forms, please feel free to come by our office:
Probate Court
280 Constitution Boulevard
Room 2009
Dallas, GA 30132

Additional Information

For more information, please call 770-443-7541.