June 24, 2020

The Dog Ate My Will?

The “dog ate my homework” excuse is one school teachers might expect to hear, but it’s not something probate court judges are used to hearing. But, […]
June 24, 2020

If You Have More than One Child, Should You Split Their Inheritance Equally?

When completing estate plans, parents often decide to leave the bulk of their estate to their children. For parents of multiple children, decisions about how to […]
June 23, 2020

The Nation’s First African American Probate Judge Dies at 78

More than 51 years after being elected into office as a probate judge in Sparta, Georgia, the honorable Judge Edith Jacqueline Ingram Grant died recently at […]
May 28, 2020

Court Deems Deceased Husband’s Sperm Has No Value

A surviving spouse is generally entitled to inherit certain property when their spouse dies, even if the spouse did not leave a Will. In fact, a […]