Woodstock, GA asked in Probate for Georgia

Q: My dad died intestate and I am the only son. What form do I file to obtain access to his safety deposit box?

We closed out bank accts with an affidavit but they will not allow us to access the safety deposit box.(we have both keys) We were told we could transfer truck title with an affidavit as well so what form do i file to just get contents of the safety deposit box?

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

A: There is no form. You need to file a petition to open safe deposit box for the purpose of inventorying the contents and search for a will.

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