Many peoples’ first experience with the probate process comes during the extremely difficult time following the death of a loved one. Having a basic understanding of the process can help to alleviate some of the stress and pain you’re feeling, and a qualified probate attorney in your area is always the best source of information. Here is some basic information to get you started…read more
The executor of a will, also known as the personal representative, has certain responsibilities during the probate process. The individual drafting a will is the person who names the executor. The executor’s most important duty is to ensure that a decedent’s will is administered properly and that assets are distributed in accordance with the will’s terms.read more
The answer to this question, in almost all cases, is yes. You may be able to get around hiring a Florida Probate Lawyer if the decedent died leaving behind a very small estate without real property and this small estate qualifies for what is called disposition without administration. Yet, even if you do qualify for this type of […]read more
For many, the idea of discussing estate planning is emotional and the process may seem difficult. This is understandable since making the decision to move forward with planning requires us to face the fact that we will not live forever. Our own mortality tends to lead to many individuals avoiding the topic all together and […]read more
Estate planning is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. When executed properly, an estate plan should be a customized plan designed to best protect you and your loved ones. While each estate plan should be tailored to fit your specific needs and goals, every estate plans should include some or all of the following: Will: A will […]read more
Some estates in Florida do not have to go through the formal probate process. Instead, they can go through a simplified process called summary administration. If an estate qualifies, you might wonder how long the process will take. The answer will depend on your specific circumstances, but generally speaking, summary administration takes about three to […]read more
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