In Georgia, “equitable division” means that each spouse owns the income she or he earned during the course of the marriage.
Personal Injury Questions
Georgia’s statute of limitations for filing a damages suit is four years from the date of the accident in which your property (i.e. automobile) was damaged.
Georgia’s “modified comparative negligence” rule means that if you’re found to be at least 50% responsible for an accident in which you were injured, you may not be entitled to any damages whatsoever.
Probate is the legal process by which a decedent’s family — i.e. her or his the surviving spouse or other family members — may gather the deceased person’s assets, pay all outstanding debts and taxes, and transfer assets to those scheduled to inherit them.
The executor’s role is to settle the estate and, if necessary, seek formal appointment as the decedent’s personal representative from a Georgia judge.