In the Office

The office of the Judge of Probate provides primary contact for residents of Limestone County who may need the following services:

  • Administration of estates
  • Adoptions
  • Change of names
  • Conservatorships
  • Corporation recordings
  • Deed and title searches
  • Guardianships
  • Marriage licenses
  • Notary Public applications
  • Involuntary commitments
  • Real property recordings
  • Testamentary wills

The numerous duties of the office are assigned by the Code of Alabama, 1975. By law the Judge of Probate is also the chief election officer for Limestone County.


Contact Information

Office Hours:        Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone:           256-233-6427

Fax:                      256-233-6474

Postal Address:  Judge Charles Woodroof
                           Judge of Probate
                           Clinton Street Courthouse Annex
                           100 S. Clinton Street Suite D
                           Athens, Alabama 35611