Cost (expenses) associated with Florida probate administration

In Florida Probate Tips by Long

There seems to be more confusion these days regarding the costs (expenses) associated with a probate administration in Florida. Let me try to clear things up: Attorneys fees are determined by whatever agreement you have made with your attorney. These fees are compensation for the attorneys and law firm staff who are working on your case. Costs (expenses) on the …

No Will? Surviving spouse inheritance rights revised effective October 1st, 2011

In Florida Probate News by Long

Who should care? If there is no Will, then surviving spouses or children of the decedent. What is the effect of the revised statute? Florida Statute 732.102: 732.102 – Spouse’s share of intestate estate. —The intestate share of the surviving spouse is: If there is no surviving descendant of the decedent, the entire intestate estate. If the decedent is survived …