What the Law Requires: If graves are to be disturbed due to development or other reasons, the Georgia Code requires that a permit be obtained from the city or county where the cemetery is located.  According to Ga. Code 36-72-5, the permit application must include:


As a board-certified professional genealogist, I adhere to the BCG, APG, and CAFG Genealogical Standards and Codes of Ethics. I am able to offer the following services to archaeological firms, departments of transportation, consulting firms, or others for compliance with the Georgia Cemetery Law: Services Available:

Member of the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy.

Expediency - Reasonable hourly rates - All information held confidential.

My hourly fee includes research, analysis, and report preparation. Expenses such as vital records fees, photocopies, postage, database search fees, and parking are billed in addition to the hourly rate. Any large or unusual expenses are pre-approved by the client. Contact me for a free, no-obligation estimate.