How to Make a Georgia Will

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SphinxLegal, Mar 1, 2002 - Law - 120 pages
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MAKE YOUR OWN GEORGIA WILL EASILY AND LEGALLY

Your property may not go to who you want it to if you die without a will. How to Make a Georgia Will explains Georgia law regarding wills and joint property and includes ready-to-use forms. It will show you how to quickly, easily and inexpensively set up the distribution of your estate so that you will know who gets your property after you.

This book explains in simple language how:
--Georgia laws affect distribution of your property
--To prepare your own will
--To decide on care for your children
--A joint ownership may overrule your will
--Your spouse can overrule your will
--Marriage can invalidate your will
--Georgia laws protect beneficiaries
--To change your will under Georgia law
--To donate your body or organs to help others
--To avoid probate with bank accounts
--To forbid the use of artificial life-support systems
 

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Contents

BASICS OF GEORGIA WILLS WILL DEFINED HOW A WILL IS USED
1
JOINT TENANCY AND PROBATE
2
JOINT TENANCY AND YOUR WILL
3
TENANCY IN COMMON AND PROBATE
4
YOUR SPOUSE YOUR MINOR CHILDREN AND SUPPORT
5
SECURITIES REGISTERED AS ITF
6
DIVORCE AND YOUR WILL CHILDREN AND YOUR WILL
7
YOUR DEBTS
8
SURVIVORSHIP
21
GUARDIANS
22
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
23
WITNESSES
24
SELFPROVING WILL PROTECTION FORM DISINHERITING SOMEONE
25
HANDWRITTEN WILLS FORMS CORRECTIONS
26
EXECUTING YOUR WILL PROCEDURE
27
SELFPROVING WILL PROTECTION FORM
28

ESTATE AND INHERITANCE TAXES
9
ANNUAL EXCLUSION
10
NEEDING A GEORGIA WILL WHAT A WILL CAN DO
11
OUTOFSTATE WILLS
13
WHAT A WILL CANNOT DO
14
WHO SHOULD NOT USE A SIMPLE WILL
15
PARTIES IN YOUR WILL
17
SPECIFIC BEQUESTS
18
REMAINDER CLAUSE
19
ALTERNATE BENEFICIARIES
20
AFTER SIGNING YOUR WILL PROTECTING AND STORING YOUR WILL
29
CHANGING YOUR WILL
31
MAKING A LIVING WILL
33
MAKING ANATOMICAL GIFTS
35
GLOSSARY
37
SAMPLE FILLEDIN FORMS
41
BLANK FORMS
55
INDEX
103
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About the author (2002)

Edward P. Moses received his J.D. from Commonwealth College in California. He is a trial
attorney in Georgia with over twenty years of experience. M r.Moses has been a management
consultant and negotiator in both the private and public sectors. He is the author of several
technical and self-help manuals.

Mark Warda received his J.D. from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He practiced
law in Clearwater, Florida, then gave up a busy practice to publish self-help law books. He
has written or co-authored over sixty self-help law books, including How to Make Your
Own Will and The Most Valuable Personal Legal Forms You'll Ever Need.

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