Category Archives: Wills, Estate Planning, Probate

Wills and other estate planning documents

As I take down my website, I thought the following information for general knowledge might be helpful. 1. A simple will: You can specify who will be your personal representative to handle your financial affairs during the probate process. The personal representative will deal with the attorney for the estate during this time. You can name the beneficiaries of your assets. If you do not have a will, and you have any relatives, the beneficiaries will be based on the order specified by Florida statute. 2. A will with trust provisions: You can provide for your minor children with a trust in a will. You can appoint a trustee to hold your assets in trust for the benefit of your children. You can specify the terms of the trust including the age that your children will receive the proceeds. If you do not have a will, or if you do…
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What is probate?

As I take down my website, I thought I would post some general information that may be of interest. Welcome to our Web site. We hope that you will find our site informative and useful. Our goal is to provide the highest quality legal services to you and your family in a timely fashion. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you and to discuss how we may be of service. In case of the death of a loved one, it may be necessary to file a probate case with the court. It is possible that all of the assets owned by the person who died are titled in a way so that no probate is necessary. A probate is a court case that must be filed when it is needed to permit the transfer of assets to the beneficiaries. If the person who died did not have a will,…
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