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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 lawyer. What Does a Naples Probate Lawyer Do? A probate attorney works with the personal representative of an estate to settle the affairs of the decedent. A knowledgeable probate… 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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Claims Of Undue Influence In Florida Probate

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In most cases, when a deceased person’s will is submitted to probate, the process is fairly uneventful, and the assets and debts of the deceased are disposed of appropriately. However, in some cases one or more heirs may bring a claim of undue influence against another person, and if this happens, it can throw… Read More »

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Navigating Florida Probate

By Nici Law Firm, P.L. |

When most people lose a loved one, the last thing on their mind is legal proceedings. However, in order to be able to receive any bequest granted to you by the deceased person, it is necessary to submit their estate to probate. Probate is the legal process by which an estate is distributed, and… Read More »

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