In Florida, Probate courts oversee
the administration of individual estates after death, guardianships
of minors, and conservatorships of incapacitated adults.
When someone dies, whether with or
without a will, there often exist estate matters that need
to be addressed, such as transferring title to property and
completing tax forms. Probate is
the process courts use to transfer the legal title of property
owned by the one who died to heirs or beneficiaries.
The legal process of transferring property
when someone dies can be complex.
If the estate contains property out
of state, it may be necessary to open an ancillary administration
to distribute that property. An
ancillary administration is a separate legal proceeding that
is required in the state where the property is located. Our
firm can review the property documents including deeds and
wills to determine what is necessary to complete the probate
If someone owing you money has died,
you may have a creditor's claim in Probate Court. It
is imperative that your claim is in the correct court such
that proper notice is given to your claim.
Contact us for help with Probate Law.