Cook County Probate Court

Chase Daughtrey

Chase Daughtrey

Probate Judge - Cook County

Mission Statement

It is the mission and policy of the Cook County Probate Judge and Staff to provide a court that is fair, impartial, and responsive to the needs of the citizens.

Probate Court Closed - Due to COVID Exposure

Due to a COVID exposure here at the probate court we are currently closed until further notice. If you need information about a traffic or criminal case, please visit our website at to pay online, request a plea in absentia, or find out any other information about your case. All in person court proceedings are currently suspended by order of the judge for the foreseeable future. If you have scheduled in person court date pending, you will receive additional information in the mail about your case.

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Pay Traffic Citations

To pay fines and fees. 

Note: You must pay the total balance for all fines and fees owed.  No partial payments accepted.

Marriage License

Marriage license applications are accepted Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Both applicants must be present at the same time, and must provide an I.D. 


The Probate Court has exclusive jurisdiction over Wills, Estates, and Guardianships.

Court records, which date back to 1875, are retained in the court vault.

Firearms Carry Permit

To apply for a firearms license  you must be 21 years of age or older and be a resident of Cook County.

You must present a photo I.D. and proof of your current Cook County address.

Certificate Requests

To request a copy of birth or death certificates by completing the appropriate form

Plea in Absentia

If you wish to request a reduction on your traffic charge and or dispose of your case in absentia

Court House Address

212 N. Hutchinson Ave.

Adel, Georgia 31620

Phone or Text:(229) 896-3941

Fax: (229) 896-6083

Have Questions? Text HI to 229-896-3941