Last term of the the Georgia Court of Appeals brought us a case that makes clear a procedural point, albeit an important one for creditors of an estate.
When suing a represented estate on a debt, one may require the filing of an inventory or accounting if one can show that a waiver of that requirement works an injury to the creditor.
It is not enough, though, to show only the potential for injury. If you have only that, you're left with ordinary discovery rules in probate litigation.
Full text of the case follows the "read more" below.
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