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last will and testament

After the funeral for a loved one, thoughts often turn to settling the estate. One of the first questions that comes up is "is there a last will and testament?". The answer to this question will have a number of implications for how the estate is handled.When the deceased leaves a valid will, we re...

georgia estate

Many times, when a family starts the process of settling a Georgia estate, there is a lot of confusion about what needs to happen, when it needs to happen, and how it needs to happen.  One way we help our clients with these issues is by showing them a framework for breaking down the entire estate p...

estate is opened by a Georgia probate court

Today’s probate law question comes from Atlanta, Georgia. Under Georgia probate law, all heirs of the deceased are entitled to receive notice when the probate case is filed with the court. This is the case whether or not there is a will. Typically, the notice happens in one of two ways.First, the...

ownership

Today’s probate law question comes from Atlanta, Georgia. What happens when a business is started by a father and son, the father dies, but the business documents are not clear about whether the son owns any part of the business? To make things more complicated, the father has other children. Does...

real estate

What happens when property is owned by two people and one of them dies?  Is the real estate inherited by the family? This is a common question about inheritance in Georgia. The answer depends on what the title to the property says. The relationship between the co-owners (whether married or not marr...

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life insurance

I recently received a question from Marietta, Georgia regarding life insurance. In this situation, someone died and that person had named a beneficiary on their life insurance policy. Then, the beneficiary died before the proceeds of the insurance were paid to the beneficiary. What happens to the mo...

Spouse

I was recently asked to speak at “A Love Letter to Your Heirs”, which is an Enrichment for Life Movement class taught by Lee Pence, a very well respected financial advisor.  I am very grateful for the opportunity because I always enjoy the opportunity to speak and educate on probate law. One ...

year's support

I recently received a question from someone in Marietta, Georgia regarding whether a petition for year’s support must be filed in order to recover funds from a bank account. Apparently, the bank branch she went to told her that letters testamentary were not going to be sufficient. The bank in thi...

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