Q: My dad died in georgia i have been asked to sign off on years support form for step mom why
A: Since I'm answering this question months after its posting, I'm sure the issue is moot now. But the reason is that your mother is petitioning to receive some of your father's property as a spousal right. She must either obtain your consent to this or incur some fees in getting you personally served - so the consent method is usually easier for everyone.
Unless, that is, you object. If your father died without a will (my condolences for your loss), you have a right to a share of his estate, which your mother is depleting by petitioning for year's support. If you (had) object(ed), there will (would have been) a trial on the issue of how much property she needs from the estate in order to support herself for one year.
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