Probate Court

Contact Us

Lisa V. Dykes, Probate Judge/Chief Magistrate

P.O. Box 201
Irwinton, GA 31042
(478) 946-2222
Fax: (478) 946-3810

Bradasia Mims, Deputy Probate/Magistrate Clerk
Asia Crockett, Probate/Magistrate Clerk
Amanda Holder, Clerk/Magistrate Judge

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Except County Holidays

Effective January 1, 2024, our office will be closing every day from 12-1pm for lunch.

Probate Court

Wilkinson County Probate Court has authority, unless otherwise provided by law, to exercise original, exclusive, and general jurisdiction of the following subject matters:

  • county traffic citations (speeding fines)
  • vital records (birth certificates, marriage licenses, firearm licenses, death certificates)
  • the probate of wills
  • the granting of letters testamentary and of administration and the repeal or revocation of
  • all controversies in relation to the right of executorship of administration
  • the sale and disposition of the property belonging to, and the distribution of, a deceased person’s estates;
  • appointment and/or removal of guardians of minors and persons who are incompetent because of mental illness or mental retardation
    controversies as to the right of guardianship, except as stated in Code 19-7-4
  • the auditing and passing of returns of all executors, administrators and guardians
  • other matters and things as related to estates of deceased persons and all matters as may be conferred on them by the Constitution and laws.

Wilkinson County Probate Magistrate Courts Website