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How to Avoid Probate in Florida

The probate court process can be a significant hassle for the beneficiaries of a deceased’s estate. The cost, time, and complexities associated with the legal requirements and procedures place additional burdens on grieving loved ones, which is why avoiding probate is at the forefront of many estate planning discussions. If you are...

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How Long Does Probate Take in Florida?

Timeframes are always a question people ask about the Florida probate process. How long will the entire process take? How much time should be spent on each aspect of settling an estate? Unfortunately, there is no universal answer. It depends on the type of estate administration, the county in which the...

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What Are the Rules for Probate in Florida?

When someone dies in Florida, their assets may have to go through a court-supervised process called probate. Nationwide, probate rules vary from one state to another, and Florida is certainly no exception. Understanding the state’s probate code, as well as the probate court’s required processes and procedures, are critical to ensuring that...

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