What is the Probate Process?
The term probate means the legal process of proving a Will. The probate process is put in place to ensure that the deceased person’s estate is distributed fairly and properly according to their Will. If there is no Will left behind, the probate process goes to court to determine the distribution of the estate.
What is a Probate Lawyer?
A probate lawyer is a Florida licensed lawyer whose job is to guide the executors and beneficiaries of a Will through the legal probate process. Your probate lawyer will help avoid conflicts and misunderstandings, as well as ensure everything is done correctly in accordance with the plan made by the deceased.
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Why Hire a Probate Lawyer in Florida?
In the state of Florida, you are required to hire a probate lawyer in most situations. There are only a few instances where hiring a probate lawyer is not mandatory in the state of Florida, such as when the executor is the sole beneficiary. However, it is still recommended that you hire a probate lawyer during these circumstances.
A Florida probate lawyer will help you overcome any technical hurdles you may encounter during the probate process, avoid family conflict, assist in determining beneficiaries when there is no Will or the Will is unclear, handle disputes over the validity of the Will, create estate plans while your loved one is still living, and more.
Your Florida Probate Lawyers
The attorneys at Beltz & Beltz will act as your Florida probate lawyers. First and foremost, our attorneys would like to offer our condolences for the loss of your loved one. Our mission as your probate lawyer is to make the entire probate process as smooth and easy as possible. Our experienced attorneys will guide you through any difficulties you and your family may be experiencing with an estate or Will. Contact our office today for a free consultation.