What is a pending case?

“Pending” simply means that the cause and manner of death are still under investigation. Pending cases may be cleared in as little as two days or may remain pending for several months. The average pending case in Georgia is cleared in 6-8 weeks. 

If you move or change your phone number, it is imperative you inform our office at 706-613-3999 so the next of kin can be notified FIRST when pending cases are completed.

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1. How long does it normally take for a death certificate to be signed and returned through the Coroner's Office?
2. How do I request a copy of a death certificate?
3. Is there a charge for an autopsy?
4. How to obtain a Coroner’s report, autopsy report and toxicology report?
5. What is a pending case?
6. Who is "Next of Kin" and "Release of Remains"