Tammy K. Thornton, Probate Judge

Judge Tammy K. Thornton was sworn in as Probate Judge on December 15, 2008 in Superior Court, Jesup, Wayne County, Georgia.

She was sworn in as Clerk of Probate in 1983, then apppointed to Chief Clerk for Probate Court on August 2, 2004. 

Judge Thornton is in her second term.

For more information see "About Probate Court " by clicking on the "About" link at the top of the page.


Mission Statement: Our mission is to serve the general public and all citizens of Wayne County, by creating an environment of equality, fairness and integrity, by providing services in the probating of estates, appointment and removal of guardians of minors and incapacitated adults, issuance of marriage licenses, issuance of firearm permits, birth and death certificates. These services are handled with expedition and timeliness while striving to pursue public trust and confidence.


Important: The Judge of Probate Courts and Clerks are committed to providing excellent customer service to the public. We will be happy to assist you and answer questions you may have. Please understand however that state law prohibits our staff from providing legal advice, providing attorney references, giving instructions for forms, or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. The information provided in this web page is not intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance.