“Summary Administration” is generally available only if the value of the estate subject to probate in Florida (less property, which is exempt from the claims of creditors; for example, homestead real property in many circumstances) is not more than $75,000, and if the decedent's debts are paid, or the creditors do not
Probate is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering the assets of a deceased person (decedent), paying the decedent's debts, and distributing the decedent's assets to his or her beneficiaries. Probate administration only applies to probate assets.
A note about wills: Whether or not probate will be necessary, Florida law requires that anyone who has possession of a will must file it with the local circuit court within 10 days of learning of the death. If a probate court proceeding is necessary, the court will determine whether or not the will is valid.
Florida Probate Guide - Probate and Administration of Estates.
Your loved one's estate might be eligible for summary administration under Florida's probate rules if it meets certain requirements.
Florida probate administration typically requires the services of a skilled estate attorney. The legal team at Statewide Probate has provided answers to some of
The general procedure required to settle an estate via probate in Florida is set out in a set of laws called the Uniform Probate Code, a set of probate procedures
In Florida, probate is a court-supervised process for transferring the assets of a deceased person (called a decedent) to the people or organizations that are
Access Probate Records. Most probate documents are public records, however, inventories and accountings filed in estates are confidential and may be viewed
If a person dies in Florida with or without a valid will, the estate may be required to go through probate depending upon how particular assets are titled.