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How to Probate a Will in Georgia

This guide explains what to do when a loved one or significant other dies and leaves a Will. The guide addresses common questions and issues related to probate and estate administration, including: how to determine whether probate is necessary, and how to file the petition to probate.

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The homepage of Georgia's Probate Courts,, is a fantastic resource. On this homepage, you will find information and resources to assist you in matters such as estate planning and probate. You will also find the Georgia Probate Court Standard Forms (including Petitions to Probate), which are currently available in Microsoft Word, Corel WordPerfect, and Adobe Acrobat PDF formats.

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