Month: October 2022

Understanding what intestate means in Georgia

When someone dies, the probate process begins. If the deceased person left a will, then the estate gets distributed according to the will's instructions. But, if the person died without a will, they died "intestate," and state intestacy laws determine how the estate...

How long will probate take in Georgia?

The average length of time for probate in Georgia is 12–18 months. Conflict over the estate could cause it to take longer, as the executor must wait on the court to resolve legal issues. Estates that have unusual assets like race horses and collectibles may take...

Teens and risky driving

Once a Georgia resident reaches the legal age, they may rush to get a driver’s license. However, teenage drivers might need to be additionally careful on the road. Teen driver worries A younger driver might wish to drive safely and avoid accidents. However, a lack of...