Greensboro, NC asked in Estate Planning for Georgia

Q: My mom moved from GA to NC with me, we recently went to get a new license plate for her but we could not because the

title of her car had her name and her deceased husband's name on it with no and /or beside the name. The plate office told us to go to the clerk of court with a will and death certificate. When we got to the clerk of court they told us we had to go to GA as the title was in GA but we are a minimum of 4 hours from GA i s there anything else we can do switch the title without taking a long trip?

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Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: You could hire a probate attorney in Georgia to assist you.

This happened as a result of your mom and dad's failure to plan properly. Do not do this to your own family. See an estate planning attorney about getting your own affairs in order so this does not happen to your heirs.

Robert W. Hughes Jr.
Robert W. Hughes Jr.
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Nope. You need to ho to a tag office in the county where your parents lived. Your mom needs to bring the car title and the will. They will put her name only on the title. Then go back ton NC and transfer title to NC.

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