16Nov, 2016

What is the Probate Process in Florida?

November 16th, 2016|Probate Proceedings|

Estate Planning Attorneys Helping Florida Families with the Probate Process

HourglassEven with a last will, your estate will go through probate. Florida law requires that anyone with a will must file it with the courts 10 days within death.

Not All Assets Pass Through Probate in Florida

A surprising number of assets can pass over to their beneficiaries without requiring the probate court judge’s approval. These assets can include:

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26Feb, 2016

When Are Curators Appointed in FL Probate Proceedings?

February 26th, 2016|Probate Proceedings|

Florida Probate Lawyers - Beller & Bustamante, P.L.When an individual dies with or without a will (referred to in legal terminology as a “decedent”), someone must be appointed to administer the decedent’s estate. In a typical case, this person is known as a “personal representative.” The personal representative will either be named in the decedent’s will; or, if there is no will (or if the will is […]