Yearly Archives: 2020

What Is Summary Administration?

Summary administration is just like Florida probate, but a precise form of it, where the appointment of a personal representative is not needed. It generally involves lesser time, nominal efforts and lesser expenditure as compared to formal administration. An estate

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How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Florida Probate Attorney?

Section 6171 of Chapter 733 of 2019 Florida Statutes prescribes compensation costs for Florida probate attorneys under the purview of ordinary services. It states that for an estate valued at $40,000 or less, a Florida-based attorney would be entitled to

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How Can You Avoid Probate in Florida?

In case you’re an owner of real estate in Florida but you aren’t a resident there, then one of the ways in which you can avoid probate in Florida is by getting rid of all of your real estate based

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Do All Estates Have to Go Through Probate in Florida?

Absolutely not – all estates do not need to go through probate in Florida. There are 3 different methods in which assets can be transferred in Florida. First one is Joint Ownership with Right of Survivorship (JOWRS), which is a

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Is Summary Administration the Right Choice in Florida?

You may think that a simplified probate process is a right choice if the deceased person’s estate is less than a specific value. It is not always true. It is best to consult a reputed probate lawyer in Florida and

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