Estates

DECEDENT’S ESTATES

  • Probate Court has exclusive jurisdiction of the probate of wills and administration of estates in the State of Georgia.
  • There are numerous types of proceedings that can be filed following the death of a Georgia resident or a non-resident owning property in the State of Georgia.
  • Only an attorney can legally advise persons regarding decedent’s estates.
  • Probate Court staff can only answer basic, procedural questions.
  • Many standard forms exist for estate matters, and are available in the Probate Court office, or online at http://gaprobate.gov/content/standard-forms?menu=main
  • Additional information can be found at http://gaprobate.gov/content/what-do-when-loved-one-dies?menu=main
  • Contact the Probate Court for applicable filing fees and costs for decedent’s estate proceedings.