Alma, GA asked in Probate for Georgia

Q: How long does a beneficiary have to file a death claim in ga

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

A: I guess that depends on who you are filing it with. You certainly should file a claim within a year of knowing that someone has passed away. I am not sure if you are asking about opening an estate in probate court, or filing a claim on a life insurance policy or countless other places where a death claim can be filed. If in probate court, you should always act quickly.

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