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Mrs. Hillary Bowlick Cranford

Georgia Fiduciary Group | Andrew Merritt Reilly & Smith LLP

Hillary is a professional fiduciary, serving across the State of Georgia as a court appointed and privately nominated Administrator, Executor, Conservator, and Trustee.  In these roles, Hillary serves on over 400 active cases and currently serves as County Administrator for Gwinnett, Cobb, Fulton, Henry, Newton, Rockdale, Athens-Clarke, and Sumter counties.  Hillary also serves as the current editor of the Probate Judge’s Handbook and Benchbook, published through the Council of Probate Court Judges of Georgia and available at

Hillary graduated from the University of Georgia in 2004 with degrees in English and Advertising and earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia in 2007.  Prior to starting her fiduciary practice, Hillary served as staff attorney for the Gwinnett County and Cobb County Probate Courts from 2007 to 2014 and as Associate Judge from 2014 to 2019.  Hillary’s background in the courts allows for a unique expertise in navigating the conservatorship and estate processes.  As a result, Hillary works closely with the Plaintiff’s bar to serve as Administrator, Conservator, and Trustee for litigation and settlement purposes.  Hillary also accepts private appointments to serve as Executor and Trustee through the Wills and estate plans of private individuals.        

Hillary and her team at Georgia Fiduciary Group provide boutique fiduciary services, including drafting and filing initial probate pleadings and settlement protection trusts; administering estates, conservatorships, and trusts; asset management through partnerships with carefully selected and trusted financial advisors; real and personal property management; tax matters; and successfully discharging and closing estates, conservatorships, and trusts. 

Product Type
On Demand

Workers' Compensation Law Institute

CLE Hours: 13 including 13 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 3 Trial Practice

Ethics |  Professionalism |  Trial Practice
Original Program Date:
Oct 06, 2022
$370.00 - Base Price

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