Get Help Navigating Probate And Estate Administration
When a loved one passes away, you may be left shouldering the responsibility of handling their affairs, including managing their estate. As an executor or trustee, you will have to uphold strict legal duties. Failure to do so can result in costly personal liability. For that reason, it’s wise to work with a trusted lawyer who understands Florida probate and estate law.
You will find trusted and experienced guidance at the Law Office of Dale Brewster in Sun City Center. We handle probate and estate matters throughout the Tampa Bay area and have done so for decades. Drawing on an in-depth understanding of the law and the process, our attorneys can provide you with skilled guidance and peace of mind each step of the way.
Understanding The Probate And Estate Administration Process
Depending on the terms of your loved one’s estate plan, the process could unfold in a variety of ways. Generally speaking, you may be responsible for:
- Opening a probate case in the appropriate court
- Inventorying and valuing assets
- Submitting the will to be validated
- Complying with the terms of the trust
- Retitling assets in accordance with estate planning documents
- Making distributions to beneficiaries
- Navigating any estate-related disputes that arise
Our lawyers can help you with all of these duties, no matter which path the case takes.
If you live out of state and recently lost a loved one in Florida, you will need a local Florida attorney to help you with their estate. Our lawyers routinely help out-of-state clients manage estates. We can take that burden off your shoulders so you feel comfortable and confident moving forward.