Category Archives: Formal Administration
What Happens If My Estate Cannot Locate an Heir?
Here is a hypothetical situation. Judy retired to Florida after living most of her life in New Jersey. Before she left New Jersey, Judy signed a will leaving her entire estate to her sister, Meredith. Unfortunately, after moving to Florida, Judy lost touch with Meredith, although she never changed her will. After Judy dies,… Read More »
Frequently Asked Questions About Florida Probate Inventories
One of the first–and most important–tasks of formal probate administration in Florida is filing an inventory of the estate with the court. Basically, an inventory is a list of assets that belong to the probate estate. By law, the personal representative of the estate must prepare the inventory and send a copy of it… Read More »