Gordon County voters elect the Judge of the Probate Court for four year terms. The Probate Court is responsible for probating wills, appointing guardians of minors and incompetent persons, issuing marriage licenses, and issuing firearm, fireworks, and explosive permits. In addition, this elected office is also responsible for recording birth, death, and marriage certificates as the state appointed custodian of vital records for the county, hearing misdemeanor traffic cases, game and fish cases, and drug cases, and collecting county and state traffic fines. This elected official also administers oaths to public officers, files, approves, and records bonds of public officers, and administers estate matters.
John R (Richie) Parker, Probate Court Judge
Gordon County Courthouse, First Floor
100 South Wall Street
Calhoun, GA 30701
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm