Can I probate my Mom's will without an Atty. in the state of Georgia?
State/Country relating to question: Georgia
Mom has a CD left in the amount of $3,000 and I need to get her will probated in order to be able to cash in the CD. Merrill Lynch will not release it w/o this being done. Can I probate it myself?
Thank you for your question. Be sure to go ahead and bookmark www.nateanswers.com for future questions.If her estate is under $10,000.00 total, you can use a small estate affidavit and do it yourself. That is allowed under Georgia lawhttp://law.justia.com/georgia/codes/2006/7/7-1-239.htmlIf you use a document preparation service or even just pay a small sum for an attorney to draft the affidavit, you can do it all yourself and save a considerable amount of money.Please remember to only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you. Thank you, Nate
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