An official website of the State of Georgia.
How you know
The .gov means it’s official.
Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Still not sure?
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
You can apply for a marriage license from your county probate court.
Legally change your name by submitting a petition to a Superior Court.
Authorize another person to make decisions on your behalf with power of attorney.
File for divorce with your county’s Clerk of the Superior Court.
You can restrict public access to your criminal records.
Search for offenders using the Georgia Department of Corrections free online search tool.
Victims of violence can petition a judge for a protective order.
You can apply for a U.S. passport by mail or in person.
With traffic tickets, you can pay the fine and accept the penalty.
You can contest your traffic ticket in court.