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  • Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate
    Collecting Tax Deed Surplus as Inheritance in Florida Probate

    When a tax deed sale occurs in Florida, and a property is sold for more than what is owed in taxes, a surplus of funds remains available for the former owner to claim. However, this process becomes ...

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  • Estate Representatives in Probate Cases Can Claim a 3% Commission
    Estate Representatives in Probate Cases Can Claim a 3% Commission

    Being selected as the estate administrator for a decedent’s estate entering probate can be a challenging prospect. There are plenty of nuances regarding wills and trusts , estate planning , and so ...

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  • What are the Usual Fees & Costs of Probate?
    What are the Usual Fees & Costs of Probate?

    Probate is the necessary legal process that begins after a person’s death in order to review their estate plan and will for discrepancies and instructions. By the time probate is concluded, remaining ...

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  • Understanding the Probate Process: A Helpful Step-by-Step Guide
    Understanding the Probate Process: A Helpful Step-by-Step Guide

    Despite the necessity of probate and how it relates to estate planning , most people will admit that they do not understand it, or even how it begins. In order to help shed some light on this ...

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  • The Probate Process: Part II - First Steps
    The Probate Process: Part II - First Steps

    In our recent post, The Probate Process: Part I, we provided an overview of the process while highlighting some of the key steps. Now, we will discuss in depth the initial steps. Once appointed as ...

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  • The Probate Process: Part 1
    The Probate Process: Part 1

    What is probate? Probate is a judicial process, which is necessary when someone dies leaving assets in their name. This is known as a person’s estate. There are ways to avoid probate by having one’s ...

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