Wills & Inheritances

  1. Intestate Estates

    An individual who dies and who has no will is said to have died intestate.

  2. Probate of Wills

    An individual who dies, also called a decedent, and who has a will is said to have died testate.

  3. Rules of Inheritance

    The following outline is a summary of the Georgia law which determines who are heirs at law of a decedent (the person whose death necessitates the administration of his or her estate).