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FLORIDA

PROBATE

ATTORNEYS

A Florida

PROBATE GUIDE

January 11, 2018

PROBATE VERSUS NON-PROBATE ASSETS

The decedent (deceased) will most likely have held assets that may or may not be subject to probate. 

Assets that may be Probated. 

Probate assets are those which the decedent individually owned including but not limited to personal prope...

January 11, 2018

What is Florida Probate

The legal process of Probate is when the court determines the validity of a will it has received so that a decedent’s estate (the belonging of the individual that has passed) can be administered.  When the will is admitted to probate, a petition...

January 5, 2018

Venue for an Ancillary Probate Proceeding in Florida

The venue for Florida ancillary probate proceedings is in any Florida county where either the decedent’s property is located or if there is no Florida property then where any debtor of the decedent resides. 

Beginning...

January 5, 2018

Florida statutes suggest presumptively reasonable personal representative commissions. This statutory schedule is not mandatory and may be adjusted by provisions in the will or by contract between the personal representative and the testator.  This commission is based...

January 5, 2018

Florida Statute requires that an ancillary personal representative must be represented by an attorney admitted to practice in Florida unless the ancillary personal representative is either admitted to practice law in Florida and acting as the personal representative or...