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2019 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 5 - Probate
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 53-5-5. Duty to file will
Universal Citation: GA Code § 53-5-5 (2019)
A person having possession of a will shall file it with reasonable promptness with the probate court of the county having jurisdiction. The probate court may attach for contempt and may fine and imprison a person withholding a will until the will is delivered.History:
Code 1981, § 53-5-5, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 504, § 10.
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