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 online for estate matters, and are also available in the Probate Court office.
  • Additional information about Probate Courts and standard forms 
  • Contact the Probate Court for applicable filing fees and costs for decedent’s estate proceedings.