Judge Thomas C. Bordeaux, Jr.

Chatham County Probate Court
133 Montgomery St., Rm. 509
Savannah, GA 31401-3242
(912) 652-7265
(912) 652-7262


Probate Court Staff

Phone: (912) 652-7265
Fax: (912) 652-7262


Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Thursday (due to staff meetings)
Closed on Chatham County holidays.

The issuance of licenses and permits until 4:30 p.m.
The Record Room is open until 4:30 p.m.


The Probate Court of Chatham County is a busy place. Mondays and Fridays tend to be the busiest days with the longest waits. Lunchtime can also be busy with longer waits.

The staff of the Probate Court works as a team to serve you and we are working hard to make your experience in Probate Court as pleasant and efficient as possible. The Probate Team has updated this website in an effort to answer most frequently asked questions. Please read the information provided here to make sure you arrive in Probate Court prepared and equipped with necessary information and documents. We look forward to working with you.


Contact Information

Estates (912) 652-7264
Minor Guardianships (912) 447-4853
Adult Guardianships (912) 652-7367
Marriage Licenses (912) 652-7395
Pistol Permits (912) 652-7266
Certified Copies (912) 652-7268
Record Room (912) 652-7268
Fax Number (912) 652-7262