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Florida Probate Attorney’s Fees

So a loved one has died and you’ve been advised that it’s now necessary to open a probate administration in Florida. One of the first things you will need to do is hire a Florida Probate Attorney to assist you. All Personal Representatives in Florida Probate cases, are required to have an attorney represent them in those proceedings. Unfortunately, experienced Florida Probate Attorneys aren’t free, so how do you determine what are reasonable Florida probate attorney's fees? Florida Staute 733.6171 sets forth the requirements for determining the compensation of an attorney for...
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Broward County Probate

Broward County is home to the 17th Judicial Circuit Court. The Broward County Probate Division handles all matters relating to: -  Determinations of incapacity for individuals over the age of 18 - Appointment of guardian advocates for developmentally disabled adults - Estates (disposition without administration, summary administration and formal administration) - Guardianships - Trusts - Mental Health (Baker Act) - Substance Abuse (Marchman Act) Here is some useful contact information for various Probate Judges in Broward County: Hon. Peter M. Weinstein                       Hon. Charles Greene            ...
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WHAT STEPS CAN BE TAKEN TO EASE THE BURDEN ON YOUR FAMILY AFTER YOUR DEATH?

When a death in the family occurs, survivors often face many challenging decisions and responsibilities. Some of these decisions can lead to family arguments, potentially even litigation. The type of funeral arrangements and costs, where to locate important financial records, how to divide personal property such as jewelry or furniture, or which friends and relatives should be notified of your death, are just a few of the many decisions that must be made. Making these decisions as well as numerous...

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