Generally speaking, in Florida, a Personal Representative (or Executor) can’t take any significant action without a court order. Don’t assume however that you *need* “Letters of Administration” to accomplish your goals! Summary Administration might be available as an alternative in many cases.
You’ve got the original Last Will and Testament and it declares you as the Personal Representative (or Executor, Administrator). You were the “chosen one”, right? It says that so it must be so! Right? Wrong. When a person drafts a Will, they are nominating someone to act as Personal Representative (PR), Executor or Administrator of the estate. Until a probate … Read More