What is a temporary administrator

A Temporary Administrator is a special kind of administrator that can be appointed over an Estate. What does a Temporary Administrator do and why would you want one? These are important questions, and we are going to answer them in this article. My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder ...

2021 Changes to Georgia Probate Code

On January 1, 2021, several important changes to Georgia Probate law became effective. In this article, we will focus on key changes to Georgia Probate Code that effect estates where the deceased left a Will. My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder & CEO of Georgia Probate Law Group....

2021 Changes to Georgia Probate Code

On January 1 2021, several important changes to Georgia Probate Code became effective. While many of the 2021 changes to Georgia Probate Code are very technical and will only apply in certain situations, there are others that will be applicable to wide range of scenarios. In this article we will lo...

Getting Information from a Personal Representative

Do you know there are steps available for getting information from a Personal Representative in Georgia? It is common to have concerns about the Estate or the actions of the Personal Representative. We always recommend starting with a simple conversation and request for information. But, if yo...

Questions to ask a personal representative

Do you know what questions to ask a Personal Representative when you have concerns about an Estate?  There are key pieces of information you can use to determine if the Personal Representative is doing a good job. Learn two questions to ask a Personal Representative so you can feel good about th...

Small Estate Affidavit

What is a small estate affidavit? Can you use one instead of probate in Georgia? How does it work? My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder & CEO of Georgia Probate Law Group. At our firm we help families who have lost a loved one navigate the complex and confusing legal proc...

How to Discuss Estate over Holidays

  It is common for families to discuss an Estate over the holidays. That is especially true when a loved one passed away recently, and nothing has been done to handle the Estate. In this article, we're going to share five key tips for how to have those conversations successfully so the...

Letters Testamentary

What are Letters Testamentary and what do they do? Will you need them for your probate case? In this article, we will answer those questions and more. My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder & CEO of Georgia Probate Law Group. At our firm we help families who have lost a lov...

Letters of Administration

What are Letters of Administration and what do they do? Will you need them for your probate case? In this article, we will answer those questions and more. My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder & CEO of Georgia Probate Law Group. At our firm we help families who have lost ...

What to do when there is no will?

What to do when the deceased does not leave a Will? Do you know what to do when there is no Will? Is probate even necessary? In this article, we will answer those questions and more about intestate succession. My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder & CEO of Georgia Probate Law Gr...

unnotarized Will valid in Georgia

Is an unnotarized Will valid in Georgia? What else should you be looking for on the signature page? In this article we will answer if an unnotarized Will is valid in Georgia and more. My name is Erik Broel & I am the founder & CEO of Georgia Probate Law Group. At our firm we...

Not Enough Money in the Estate

If the value of the estate covers the deceased person’s debts, the beneficiaries or heirs will still receive some amount of inheritance and you don’t need to worry about lacking funds. However, if it looks as though there is not enough money in the estate to cover the debts, then it is important...

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