GAINESVILLE - Some new technological updates are now in place at Hall County Probate Court.
First, a new system has been adopted to take credit card payments via MasterCard and Visa. People who choose to use a credit card will be charged a convenience fee by the company handling credit card payments, and the Hall County Probate Court will receive only the fees adopted by the legislature without any hassle to the Court.
Additionally, court software has been updated to a program that allows applicants for Marriage Licenses and Weapons Carry Licenses to fill out their application online. Presently, they can use a computer in the court to complete their application by filing out an online form. This will replace the handwritten forms that are typed by court clerks and save time for people seeking the licenses.
In coming weeks, applicants will be able to fill out the application information at home before they arrive and save even more time. You will still have to appear in person for both applications to be complete so that a clerk can verify identification and witness signatures.