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Who Can Act as the Florida Personal Representative for an Estate?

When someone passes away in Florida or while owning assets in Florida, then the estate of the decedent will go through the Florida probate process. Part of this process includes the appointing of a Florida personal representative to oversee the affairs of the estate. The personal representative is usually appointed in the deceased’s last will...

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What is Florida Ancillary Probate?

Many foreign nationals and residents of other states own property in Florida; after all, with the sandy beaches and warm weather, it is an ideal place to visit, do business or retire. When a person passes away while owning property in Florida, then that property and any other assets of the estate that exist in...

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Foreign Probate and Probate Process in Florida

Probate is a process for settling the deceased’s estate; it includes assessing assets, paying off debts, and distributing the remaining assets to the decedent’s beneficiaries. If the decedent’s estate went through foreign probate in another country and the decedent had property or other assets in Florida, then the estate must also go through the probate...

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Revocable Living Trusts

A revocable living trust is an artificial entity used as an estate-planning tool that manages your assets during your lifetime and distributes them upon your death. It is called a revocable trust because you may modify or terminate the trust during your lifetime, as long as you are not incapacitated. A trust is setup by...

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Large Firm Technology Small Firm Personality Clarity Whether you’re going to buy groceries or hiring an attorney, costs and fees are always a concern. That is why we at Boyer Law Firm insist on a written fee agreement with you, the client. We have hourly, contingency and flat fee rates, and we offer convenient online...

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Why Hire a Probate Attorney?

When your family has just suffered the loss of a loved one it is faced with hard decisions when it is most difficult to make them. Your choice of Boyer Law Firm, PLLC to assist you in settling the estate’s affairs should add clarity, efficiency and peace of mind to the guiding the settlement of...