2017 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 5 - Probate
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 53-5-4. Recovery of property from bona fide purchaser for value

Universal Citation: GA Code § 53-5-4 (2017)
  • An executor acting under or any person claiming under a will offered for probate within the period described in Code Section 53-5-3 shall be permitted to recover from a bona fide purchaser for value:
    • (1) Property acquired from the heirs of the testator or anyone claiming through them, unless an order that no administration is necessary was entered prior to the purchase and the purchase occurred prior to the probate of the will;
    • (2) Property set aside in a year's support proceeding and acquired from the spouse or children of the testator or anyone claiming through them, unless the order granting year's support was entered prior to the purchase and the purchase occurred prior to the probate of the will; and
    • (3) Property acquired from the administrator of the testator's estate or the heirs of the testator or anyone claiming through them, unless the administrator was qualified prior to the purchase and the purchase occurred prior to the probate of the will.
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