What is an Affidavit of Heirs in Florida Probate?

In Florida, when an individual dies without a will, the person is said to have died “intestate”. Under these circumstances, Florida’s intestacy laws govern who will inherit the deceased person’s property and other assets. Generally, under Florida’s intestacy laws, assets which are not distributed through a will are inherited to the decedent’s heirs. So how

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Objecting to Probate

While grieving the loss of a family member, close friend, or loved one, the last thing one wants to do is deal with the court system in order to distribute their assets. However, Florida law requires that a decedent’s estate go through probate so that their assets may be properly distributed. Unfortunately, in some cases

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Alternatives to Guardianship

In Florida, guardianship gives the appointed guardian legal authority to make important decisions on behalf of an incapacitated person who is unable to make those decisions on their own. Generally, the guardian will be making decisions regarding money, handling property and healthcare. However, guardianship is a long and intrusive process. It requires much court intervention

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Guardianship In Florida

A guardianship is a legal process where an individual (the guardian) is given the authority to exercise the rights of an incapacitated person (ward). A guardian could be an entity such as a non-profit organization or in some cases an incapacitated person may have more than one guardian. Before being appointed as guardian over a

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