Category: Probate Law

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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What is Ancillary Probate and How Does It Impact You?
When a loved one passes on, the last thing many want to think about is how their family member’s estate will be settled according to the law. For most, it [...]
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Does Life Insurance Go Through Probate?
With matters of wills and inheritance, we are often reluctant to engage in a real, down-to-earth discussion about them.  Without question, death and dying, and planning for those eventualities, are [...]
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How Are a Revocable Trust and Summary Administration Related?
Losing a loved one is a distressing, emotional event in and of itself.  Having to handle all of the logistics surrounding the death of a loved one can be even [...]
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Can You Entirely Disinherit Someone? Not Always
Family dynamics are always complicated.  It is safe to say that since the beginning of time there have been conflicts, sides taken, and bad blood when it comes to family [...]
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How Does an Estate Deal with Bills and Taxes?
Do you ever wonder what happens to all of your bills when you pass away?  What about your taxes? Do you still owe the government after you die?   As experienced [...]
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To Will or Not to Will? The Primary Probate Question
Because we are top probate attorneys in West Palm Beach at Doane & Doane, we get a lot of client questions regarding probate.  Of all the questions that clients ask, [...]
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What is a Personal Representative in a Probate Matter?
Based upon the circumstances, there are a number of people who could have a substantial role to play in the Florida probate process when administering the estate of a deceased [...]
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What is Ancillary Probate, and How Can I Avoid It?
You have probably heard the term “snowbird” before. It is a person from the northern part of the country who moves to a warmer southern state in the winter. Of [...]
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