Powers of the Personal Representative

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Powers of Personal Representative

Nominated Powers of the Personal Representative Being the Powers of the Personal Representative of an estate is a big responsibility and not to be taken lightly. If you are nominated or appointed to be the PR of an estate, it is in your best interest to contact and consult with a probate lawyer, who can guide you through the process. Call Lizbeth Potts … Read More

Personal Representative

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WHO CAN BE A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF An ESTATE? (Executor) A  Personal Representative is what the executor of an estate is called in Florida. A Personal Representative is the individual who is appointed by the court to administer the estate.There are 2 types of estates: 1) Testate and 2) IntestateA Testate estate is one where there is a will. An … Read More

Storing Estate Planning Documents

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ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS Now that you have your Will Package: Will, Living Will, Designation of Health Care Surrogate, Declaration of Pre-Need Guardian, HIPAA Release, and your Durable Power of Attorney signed, witnessed, and notarized, it needs to be kept in a safe place. Not because they could be stolen, but to make sure they are not lost. The first thought for … Read More

Advance Directives

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Powers of Personal Representative

When Should I revise my Advance Directives and Will?If you have a major life change, you should consider revising or updating your will and other estate planning documents, including your Advance Directives.Consider reviewing and possibly revising your will, advance directives , and other estate planning documents.Review your Will if any of the following occur:

What is Probate Law

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WHAT IS PROBATE LAWProbate Law is the administration of the estate of a person who has passed away. We call this person the decedent. Probate administration distributes the decedent’s property to the beneficiaries or heirs and resolves any claims against the estate.There are different types of probate LawSummary Administration for estates that total less than $75,000.00 and Formal Administration for … Read More

Ways to Avoid Probate

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Avoid ProbateWhen someone dies and leaves real (house, land) and/or personal property, it must be legally transferred to the individual’s heirs or beneficiaries. This is called probate. In some cases, probate can be avoided, regardless of whether someone dies with or without a will. If you die with a will, the individuals named in your will are beneficiaries. These people … Read More