2019 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 3 - Year's Support
§ 53-3-9. Vesting of title to property set apart

Universal Citation: GA Code § 53-3-9 (2019)
  • (a) Except as otherwise provided in Code Section 53-3-8, title to the property set apart shall vest in the surviving spouse and child or children or, if there is no surviving spouse, in the children, share and share alike; and the property shall not be administered as the estate of the deceased spouse or parent.

  • (b) When property is set apart as a year's support for the benefit of the surviving spouse alone, the spouse shall thereafter own the same in fee, without restriction as to use, encumbrance, or disposition.


Code 1981, § 53-3-9, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 504, § 10.

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