Florida Probate Law Attorney in Miami-Will Disputes-Property Distribution.
Managing a loved ones money or property after their death is not an easy task, especially if they did not leave a will to document their wishes. In Florida, Probate proceedings are required whenever assets were solely owned by a deceased at the time of their death, even if a valid will is available in order to assure that all correct procedures are followed. However, it is not required for any assets of the deceased which automatically transferred after their death or that indicate a designated beneficiary such as a life insurance policy. Probate is the court-supervised process which ensures that any debts of the deceased are properly paid off and all financial matters are concluded, and that any assets properly pass on to the correct beneficiaries. Determining which assets are subject to Probate can be a complicated matter. That's why it's necessary to retain an experienced Florida Probate Attorney.
Probate proceedings in Florida will apply in two situations: (1) When the deceased individual was a Florida Resident with assets in Florida and (2) When the deceased individual was not a Florida Resident but assets owned by the deceased are situated in Florida. Disputes between the loved ones of a deceased can often arise during the probate process especially over objections or claims involving the estate (money or property) of the deceased. Under Florida Law, heirs, beneficiaries, and interested parties to an estate have 90 days from a Notice of Administration to file a lawsuit contesting a will. Will are frequently challenged in Florida courts for several reasons which include: (1) Objections to how a will is interpreted, (2) Determine rightful beneficiary's/heirs where there is no will or immediate family, (3) Objections to the actions of an appointed personal representative for failure to properly administer the estate, and (4) Objections to the accounting of the estate.
If you are or believe to be a beneficiary/heir to a deceased person who left behind money or property in Florida, with or without a valid will, it is extremely important that you retain an experienced Florida Probate Attorney to help and guide you through the court process and to protect your interest should any claims or disputes arise. At Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP our Probate Attorneys will stand by your side and provide you effective legal guidance and representation during any stage of the Florida Probate process. We are a Top Rated Law Firm in Miami, Florida, BBB A+ Accredited Business with Attorneys at your service for over 30 years! Visit us today at our convenient office location right off Bird Road near the City of Coral Gables, just steps from the Shops At Merrick Park, the Douglas Road Transit Station, and US-1. Schedule your Free case review Today!
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