Atlanta, GA asked in Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate Law for Georgia

Q: I am in need of a lawyer to help me probate my grandmothers estate she left a will and I am not sure what to do next

My grandmother was murdered 2 weeks ago I was finally able to bury her yesterday. I have her testament and would like to know what my next steps are. I am here in Puerto Rico now but I live in Atlanta, GA. I need an attorney here who will help me probate this estate, access her accounts and sell my home because the law here is very confusing

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

A: Offering a will for probate and administering the estate when you are not local can be very difficult. We would be happy to assist you with the issues you discussed in your question. There are many good law firms around the Atlanta area, but you want to locate one that specializes in probate issues and probate administration. Otherwise, you may be left with problems you did not anticipate that cost you far more than you ever conceived when you started down the path you are about to travel.

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