Savannah, GA asked in Probate for Georgia

Q: My husband passed last week; WWII vet. Will specifically excludes other relatives; I'm heir and executrix.

No estate; we have joint checking act. for Social Security, home joint tenants with survivorship, do not own car. He DID have 2 credit cards I can't pay.I'm not on them at all. Do I have to probate in Georgia due to credit cards? Thank you.

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

A: You only have to offer the will for probate if there is property needing transfer required by a probate court order. Therefore, all you need to do is file the will with the probate court and tell the judge it is not for probate.

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