Category: Probate Law

The Probate Process 101: Your Guide to Florida Probate
It is always a good time to get back to basics. Each state in the U.S. has their own laws with regard to probating a deceased person’s estate, and Florida [...]
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TELL ME ABOUT LEAVING PROPERTY IN A WILL IN FLORIDA
Whenever we think of passing on our assets, and our legacy, to our family, the document that looms largest is always the last will and testament. Indeed, there are many [...]
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Probate and Life Insurance, How Do They Relate to One Another?
One of the most common questions we get at Doane & Doane, PA is “does life insurance go through probate?” The short answer to that question is “no . . [...]
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What Are the Rights of Creditors and Surviving Family Members in Probate?
After a loved one passes away, it can be a very emotional, overwhelming time. The last thing on the family’s mind may be settling the deceased’s estate. But unfortunately, the [...]
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What Is Formal Administration in Florida?
If a loved one in your family has passed away, there are many considerations to handle all at one time, usually when you are feeling many emotions and a great [...]
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What Does Incapacity Mean in Florida?
It is never a pleasant thing to consider, but you would be wise to think about how your affairs and your person should be handled if you were ever to [...]
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How Much Does Probate Cost in Florida?
Many estate planning attorneys, including the experienced probate attorneys in West Palm Beach at Doane & Doane, recommend that clients do what they can to avoid probate. Why do you [...]
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Are We Ready for Electronic Wills?
Change can be difficult. It takes time to get used to new ways of thinking, or new ways of doing things. Yet, change is inevitable, particularly when it comes to [...]
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The Florida Formal Probate Administration Process in 10 Easy Steps
If you have a loved one who is ill, or if you are simply curious about the process of probate in Florida, then this is the article for you. While [...]
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What to Know Once Your Loved One Passes Away: The Formal Probate Administration Process
For many of us, our loved ones’ passing is a time to grieve and honor them one last time. We make sure their estate is distributed according to their wishes. [...]
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