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Cobb County license wait time?

Discussion in 'The Georgia Club' started by TenMillimeter, Jul 1, 2008.


  1. TenMillimeter

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    What irony - on this wonderful day for all of us, I pull out my GFL, and discover that it had expired 3 months ago. I am kicking myself, and feeling like a complete moron. For some reason, I had it in my mind that I had almost a year left.

    So, I take off work early and head over to the Cobb Probate Court to get a new license. It's killing me to know that now I can't carry for possibly 3 months, and I am extremely glad that in the last 3 months I didn't have to show my license.

    Anyone get one recently, and what was your wait time?
     

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  2. bankerrkt

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    My memory is that it took me 30 days but that was four years ago. I hope you don't have to wait 90 days. Cobb County is usually real good when it comes to turnaround times for licenses that they control. Good luck.
     

  3. LABMAN

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    Part of the changes in the new law that went into effect on July 1st was to shorten up the time for the judge & all related parties to speed up the time to process everything...30 days to process info from fingerprints and 2 days to get answer back to judge...looks like time should be around 35 days for everything...
     
  4. TenMillimeter

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    Whew, that's a relief. Since I thought my license was current, I had skimmed over that part of the new law.

    Thanks for the info.
     
  5. lhuff

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  6. Dexters

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    Thanks for the post - mine expires in Jan 09
     
  7. FillYerHands

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    you son of a

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    My last one a year ago took 3 weeks. YMMV.
     
  8. TenMillimeter

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    OP here again. I was pleasantly surprised to receive an envelope today, 17 days after I applied.

    It's been a very strange 17 days, not carrying. I kept "fixing" my belt, and shirt tail every time I stood up, my belt and pants have been too loose, and I felt naked.

    It's good to be back in the saddle again. I'm so tempted to open carry into a restaurant that serves tonight, but I think I'll just keep it concealed. It'll feel so good to not have to worry about printing anymore.