What to do if my mother passed away about a month ago without a Will and I am an only child?

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What to do if my mother passed away about a month ago without a Will and I am an only child?

I have to file a petition to say I am the executor of estate.To my knowledge she did not have a Will. How do I fill this form out correctly?

Asked on April 19, 2013 under Estate Planning, Georgia

Answers:

Victor Waid / Law Office of Victor Waid

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Please seek the assistance of a probate lawyer to properly take care of your mothjer's estate; the lawyer should be able to assist you in filing a small estate affidavit with a petition if the estate is less than 150K.


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