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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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Reasons to Avoid a Probate

You may have heard your family members say that it is best to avoid probate. You may agree wholeheartedly without really knowing the real reason for it. Well, to put it in simple terms, the main reason to avoid probate

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Just Having a Will isn’t enough – Find out how to Avoid Probate in Florida

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Any probate attorney in Florida will tell you that many people assume that if they have a will, probate will not be required. However, it is important to understand the meaning of a will. A will allows you to designate

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Consider Your Estate Options When you Are Cut out of the Will

Consider Your Estate Options When you Are Cut out of the Will

Losing a loved one is traumatic and the matter can get worse when you discover your loved one has cut you out of his will. This omission could have been on purpose, accident, coercion or under the influence of another family member or friend. Regardless of why you were cut out of the will you should know what steps to take.

Before you decide to take any action, it is prudent to consult an estate planning/probate lawyer. Find an attorney who specializes in wills and can help you figure out why you were cut out of your loved one’s will. Once you know the reason for being omitted, you can take the necessary action based on the lawyer’s advice.

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Top 3 Hassles of Probate in Florida

Though many people do not clearly understand what probate actually is, most people know it is something best avoided. Here we shall understand what probate is and why you should avoid it. What is Probate? Probate is a process in

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When is Probate Absolutely Required in Florida?

If you haven’t thought about estate planning, now would be the perfect time to get in touch with a qualified and experienced attorney and work on this very important deed. If you do not do estate planning, depending on the

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