Gainesville, GA asked in Real Estate Law and Probate for Georgia

Q: Inherited land. I am executor. Clerk if court said I had to re write the deed and submit another form.

Naming me executor. To transfer property ownership. Clerk of court, how do I go about this? And can I do this in my own or do I have to have a lawyer?

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Nina Whitehurst
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  • Crossville, TN

A: In most states there is no law that obligates an executor to hire an attorney. Just like fixing a car, you are free to do it yourself if you know how. But if you don’t know how you will get better results in the long run if you hire an expert. And just like fixing a car it is also often cheaper in the long run to do it right the first time.

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