The words “probate” or “court”, independent of each other, commonly cause anxiety and sometimes, even fear. Those emotions are heightened when you or a loved one is faced with having to go through the probate process after having suffered the loss of someone near and dear. In the event you or a loved one is […]
If you are interested in opening a Florida probate, your Florida attorney will follow these initial steps to open the estate. Deposit Original Will If the decedent (the person that passed away) had a Will, the person that possesses the original Last Will either sends it to the attorney, or files it with the county
The Florida Probate process is so famous for its delays, costs and aggravation that most people try to avoid it, if possible. Some people, however, are known for saying something along the lines of, “It won’t matter, I will be dead.” (insert canned laughter). While it is true that your probate would occur after your
The Florida Constitutional Homestead exemption can be viewed as both a privilege and a burden. A privilege as it offers protection, but a burden as it places limits as to what you can do with your property after death.
Almost everyone knows it is important to receive these documents but many don’t do that. And we wondered why. Why do people avoid getting necessary documents? So we did our own informal survey and discovered the people are just overwhelmed with a seemingly large vats of documents they need to give to an estate planning attorney in order to get their own plans in order.￼
If you are not sure how a Last Will and Testament travels down the probate road, then look no further. This road map will explain the journey of your Last Will and Testament as it finds its way to probate court. You will finally understand the meaning of a Last Will and Testament, why it’s needed, and what happens after a person dies with or without a Will. So, jump in and let’s travel along the probate road