The bad news … money and assets are lost and never recovered by loved ones of the departed in a high frequency of estates.
The good news (or at least not so bad news) … the total value of money and assets lost is likely less than $1,000.
Executors should always check for unclaimed property as part of the administration of estates. Georgia has an unclaimed property section of the Department of Revenue. The following address directs you to the search screen. If the estate is outside of Georgia, use Missing Money Website to search.