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Understanding the Intricacies of Estate Settlement in Naples, FL

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When it comes to settling an estate, the process can be complex and emotionally taxing, especially in the wake of losing a loved one. This is where the expertise of a Naples probate attorney, like those at Nici Law Firm, becomes invaluable. With a deep understanding of local laws and a compassionate approach, we… Read More »

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What Happens in Probate in Naples, FL?

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Probate can be a complex and often misunderstood process, especially in Naples, FL. As a local Naples estate planning attorney, James Nici from the Nici Law Firm is well-versed in navigating these waters. In this blog, we’ll explore what happens in probate in Naples, delve into relevant Florida laws, and highlight the benefits of… Read More »

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Probate in Southwest Florida – What to Know

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Local southwest Florida Probate lawyer, James Nici, in this brief video reviews four things to know about probate. Probate was not “invented” in the traditional sense, but rather it developed over centuries as a legal process to address certain societal and legal needs. Its origins can be traced back to ancient Roman and English… Read More »

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Naples Probate Lawyer Explains What to Know About Probate

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At Nici Law Firm, P.L., you’ll find James R. Nici, a Naples probate attorney with almost 30 years of experience, and Board-Certified by The Florida Bar as a Specialist in Wills, Trusts, and Estates. In his role as a probate lawyer, Attorney James Nici can help you prepare and file accountings and other required… Read More »

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Where is Probate Court in Naples, Florida?

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

Probate Court in Naples, Florida takes place at the Collier County Courthouse. The Collier County Courthouse is located in East Naples at 315 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112-5324. All legal matters relating to the probate of estates in Naples, Florida will be processed through here. The phone number for the Collier County Courthouse… Read More »

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When is Probate Required in Florida?

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Probate is the court process of administering a deceased person’s estate. In Florida, you may need a probate attorney to help get through this process. If your estate does have to be probated, it is not unusual that the tasks required for probate are confusing or overwhelming. Most of the tasks required in probate… Read More »

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Can I Object to Probate Proceedings?

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During probate, a deceased individual’s property is distributed to the parties with a legal right to the property. However, there is a process to file objections if you believe that a loved one’s estate is not probated properly. Read below for more information about objecting to probate proceedings in Naples, Florida. Who Can Object… Read More »

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How Can a Lawyer Help You With Probate?

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

If you have been named the personal representative of a loved one’s estate, you are probably wondering whether or not you need to hire a probate lawyer. Probate as defined by the Florida Courts is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering the assets of a deceased person, paying their debts, and distributing their… Read More »

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Do Estates Have to Go Through Probate in Florida?

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Can Probate Be Avoided in Florida? Do all estates have to go through probate in Florida? Not all estates have to go through probate in Florida. Whether or not an estate can avoid probate depends on the types of property in the estate. Certain types of property avoid probate and pass directly to the… Read More »

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What Assets Will Go to Probate?

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It’s important to understand the probate process can occur with or without a will and assets can go into the probate process without proper planning. Some assets have to be addressed in your estate plan to avoid probate. Failure to do so can stop the beneficiaries from legally obtaining ownership of the asset or… Read More »

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