2020 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates


Cross references.

- Equitable principles pertaining to administration of estates generally, ยง 23-2-90 et seq.

Estate taxes, T. 48, C. 12.

Law reviews.

- For article, "Pitfalls in Probate Practice and Procedure," see 21 Ga. B.J. 169 (1958). For article, "Improving Georgia's Probate Code," see 4 Ga. L. Rev. 505 (1970). For article discussing important elements of estate planning and will construction, see 9 Ga. St. B.J. 197 (1973). For article discussing developments in the law of wills, trusts and administration of estates in Georgia from 1976 to 1977, see 29 Mercer L. Rev. 291 (1977). For annual survey of law on wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 35 Mercer L. Rev. 341 (1983). For annual survey on wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 36 Mercer L. Rev. 375 (1984). For article surveying trust and estate law in 1984-1985, see 37 Mercer L. Rev. 443 (1985). For annual survey of law on wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 39 Mercer L. Rev. 363 (1987). For article, "Probate And Tax Checklist For Estates In Georgia," see 23 Ga. St. B.J. 140 (1987). For annual survey of law of wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 40 Mercer L. Rev. 471 (1988) and 41 Mercer L. Rev. 411 (1989). For annual survey of wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 42 Mercer L. Rev. 491 (1990). For annual survey of wills, trusts, and administration, see 43 Mercer L. Rev. 457 (1991). For annual survey of law of wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 44 Mercer L. Rev. 445 (1992). For annual survey article on law of wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 45 Mercer L. Rev. 475 (1993). For annual survey article on the law of wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 46 Mercer L. Rev. 517 (1994). For annual survey article on the law of wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 49 Mercer L. Rev. 363 (1997). For annual survey article on wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 50 Mercer L. Rev. 381 (1998). For article, "Immortal Fame: Publicity Rights, Taxation, and the Power of Testation," see 44 Ga. L. Rev. 1 (1999). For annual survey article discussing wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 51 Mercer L. Rev. 487 (1999). For annual survey article discussing wills, trusts, and administration of estates, see 52 Mercer L. Rev. 481 (2000). For article, "Tax Apportionment Problems under the Georgia Probate Code," see 8 Ga. St. B.J. 16 (2003). For annual survey of wills, trusts, guardianships, and fiduciary administration, see 57 Mercer L. Rev. 403 (2005). For note, "Wills and the Attorney-Client Privilege," see 14 Ga. L. Rev. 325 (1980).

COMMENT

CODE REVISION COMMISSION NOTE ON COMMENTS The comments appearing in this title have been prepared under the supervision of the Probate Code Revision Committee of the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and are included in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated at the request of the committee. Neither the General Assembly of Georgia nor the Code Revision Commission of the State of Georgia has participated in the drafting of these comments or has reviewed the comments for their content. The comments should not be considered to constitute a statement of legislative intention by the General Assembly of Georgia nor do they have the force of statutory law.

NOTES AS TO COMMENTS The Comments that appear in Chapters 1 through 11 of Title 53 were prepared by the Probate Code Revision Committee of the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and are included in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated at the request of the Committee. The Committee members are: William Linkous, Jr., Chairman; A. Kimbrough Davis, Julian R. Friedman, Gregory L. Fullerton, John M. Graham III, Larry V. McLeod, Faryl S. Moss, J. Warren Ott, E. Lowry Reid, Jr., Albert P. Reichert, Jr., Ann S. Salo, and Rees M. Sumerford. The Reporter for the Committee is Mary F. Radford, Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law. The Comments should not be considered to constitute a statement of legislative intention by the General Assembly of Georgia nor do they have the force of statutory law.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Construction and operation of will or trust provision appointing advisors to trustee or executor, 56 A.L.R.3d 1249.

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