2017 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 5 - Probate
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 53-5-3. Time limitation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 53-5-3 (2017)
  • 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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