Lawrenceville, GA asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia

Q: My father died over 4 years ago, my sisters and I was contacted by a law firm in writing telling us to file paperwork,

with the local probate court for his house.

Has too much time passed for us to claim the home?

How long do we have to file the paperwork?

He did not have a Will and there are three of us. One of us will not be able to sign the documents the courts want us to sign until next year.

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You need to consult with a probate attorney to determine your options at this point.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.