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Month: October 2017

Can't Find Will

What Happens If You Lost the Original Will?

You are ready to begin the probate process, but when it comes time to submit your friend or loved one’s will, you cannot find it. What can you do?​If you are a named estate executor or an interested person, it is possible to probate a copy of the decedent’s Last Will and Testament. Under Georgia law OCGA § 53-3-6, “if a will is lost during the testator’s life, destroyed without the consent of the testator during the testator’s lifetime, or lost or […]

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