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2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Georgia on
Q: What can I do to protect my spouse that is not co-buyer on a home if i should pass away?

I have the better credit score but I don’t want my spouse to have the burden of losing or face a due-at-sale clause.. what are my options,, we are about to buy a home

Mandy Moyer
Mandy Moyer answered on Aug 29, 2019

I commend you for considering the possibility of the unanticipated and planning to protect your family from that uncertainty.

There are absolutely steps you can take to protect your spouse in the circumstance you have detailed - specifically, you can arrange to take title to the house in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate for Georgia on
Q: Any cases where a judge may forego a bond when dealing with minors and conservators which are their parents? § 29-3-41

Just curious as to much this may cost as I still have to raise her.

Mandy Moyer
Mandy Moyer answered on Aug 29, 2019

I appreciate that navigating the legal system without the assistance of good legal counsel can be confusing!

To answer your question, typically no - a judge would not forgo a bond even though the minor's conservator may be his or her parent. Unfortunately, the law doesn't really permit...
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Q: What would be examples of a conservator having a financial Interest in a minor's estate?
Mandy Moyer
Mandy Moyer answered on Aug 29, 2019

Ah, yes - conservatorships can be tricky to navigate without legal counsel!

To answer your question: a potential conservator would have an interest in the minor child's estate if the minor child and the potential conservator BOTH have an interest in the same property.

For example,...
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