When you pass away, your family may need to initiate court proceedings in order to claim their inheritance. This can happen if you own property (like a house, car, bank account, investment account, or other asset) in only your name. Although having a will is a good basic form of planning, a will does not avoid […]read more
When someone we care about passes away and leaves behind assets, their estate must be settled. This process is known as probate and while most people want the process to be done ASAP, probate can take anywhere from 18 and 24 months. It’s no surprise that this time delay can cause a great deal of […]read more
Deciding if a Florida estate should go through probate or not is not always obvious. When determining if a will needs to go through this process, besides being submitted to the local circuit court, consider some of the following situations that would warrant beginning a probate proceeding: There are untitled assets that require probate to […]read more
What is Florida Probate? Florida probate is the court-supervised process of settling a decedent’s estate. There are a few terms that are commonly used in probate proceedings. These terms should be explained before going into the process of probate. Probate is the court-supervised process of settling a decedent’s estate. Florida Statutes 733 defines probate as […]read more
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Enter your information below to get started