Gainesville, GA asked in Probate for Georgia

Q: What info should be in # 4 in a petition for letters of administration? All children living but all not found.

3 of the 5 children found and responded. I'm trying to admend petition. Please respond

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Jammie Taire
Jammie Taire
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Snellville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Good Evening: I am posting #4 here:

Required: [Provide sufficient factual information to enable the Court to conclude that all

of the heirs of the Decedent are included and that there are no heirs of the same or closer degree

according to O.C.G.A. § 53-2-1. Provide the names of any deceased heirs, the name and address

of his or her Personal Representative, if any, and include the date of death for each. [See

instructions for further clarification.] Also, state here all pertinent facts that may govern the

method of giving notice to any party and that may determine whether or not a guardian ad litem

should be appointed for any party. If any heirs listed above are cousins, grandchildren, nephews

or nieces of the Decedent, indicate the deceased ancestor through whom they are related to the


You would need to list all of the heirs in question number 3. You can put "unknown" for the address. In question #4 you can explain why the address is unknown, if a last known address is available. If you need to do an amendment to the position you would file an amendment and add the additional information.

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