2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 53 - WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES
CHAPTER 5 - PROBATE
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 53-5-3 - (Revised Probate Code of 1998) Time limitation

O.C.G.A. 53-5-3 (2010)
53-5-3. (Revised Probate Code of 1998) Time limitation


A will shall not be offered for probate following the expiration of five years from the latest date on which a petition is filed for:

(1) The appointment of a personal representative of the decedent's estate; or

(2) An order that no administration is necessary on the decedent's estate;

provided, however, that the will of a testator who died prior to January 1, 1998, may be offered for probate at least until December 31, 2002.

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