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In The News


Limestone County Commission compliance with Governor and State Health Officer COVID-19 Update, 3-19-2020

Gov. Kay Ivey postpones March 31 runoff because of coronavirus, AL.com, 3-18-2020

Commission to take action on electronic poll books, Athens News Courier, 1-3-2020

Alabama's new marriage law: How to apply for a certificate, AL.com, 8-19-2019

JUNE 5 PRIMARIES: Voters reminded about crossover voting law, Athens News Courier, 5-30-2018

Electronic poll books approved for Limestone County, Athens News Courier, 10-19-2016

Voter turnout higher than expected in county, Athens News Courier, 3-1-2016

Limestone County Probate Judge issuing marriage licenses, Athens News Courier, 6-29-2105

Probate judge halts in-house wedding ceremonies, Athens News Courier, 2-3-2015

Charles Woodroof Sworn In As New Probate Judge, Athens News Courier, 1-15-2013

Stan McDonald Appointed As New Probate Judge, Athens News Courier, 5-6-2011

Limestone Residents May Be Affected By Madison Tax Increase, Athens News Courier, 4-10-2011

Retiring Judge Mike Davis Reflects On Life In Public Service, Athens News Courier, 01-29-2011

Judge Mike Davis To Retire, Athens News Courier, 1-28-2011


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. (cst)





Postal Address:

Judge Charles Woodroof

Judge of Probate

Clinton Street Courthouse Annex

100 S. Clinton Street, Suite D

Athens, Alabama 35611


Office of Probate Judge| 100 S Clinton Street Suite D | Athens, Alabama 35611
Phone: (256) 233-6427
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