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Can I Represent Myself in Probate Court in Florida

In most other areas of the law you have a fundamental legal right to represent yourself in a court of law. However, that is not the case in Florida in regards to probate if you are appointed as a ...
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What are the Different Probate Processes Available in Florida?

In SW Florida Counties such as Lee County, Charlotte, County, Hendry and Collier County, there are the same probate procedures available as in the rest of the State of Florida. All of the Probate ...
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What Happens if Someone Passes Away Without a Will?

In the event that someone passes away without a will in Florida, state intestate succession laws will dictate how assets are distributed. While the state does implement guidelines, without a will in ...
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How Can a Will Become Contested?

Sometimes even the most-carefully drafted wills are going to go through probate. The question that arises is how long will it remain there? If everything goes to plan and the estate in question is ...
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Attorney Ricciardi, Jr. Joins the AARP Lawyer Referral Network

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has always been dedicated to providing unique opportunities and savings to people age 50 and over. As litigation and law are usually on the top of ...
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Myths and Misconceptions About Probate

Probate and wills – to many people, these each sound like completely foreign concepts. If you are one of the many Americans who don’t have a solid grasp on all the relevant legalese, know ...
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What are Some Easy Ways to Avoid Probate?

I know you've heard this before, but probate is both a lengthy and costly process. However, there are certain easy planning techniques you can use to provide your loved ones with support during ...
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How Much Does Probate Cost?

Probate can be a lengthy and time consuming process. It can also be a costly one. Attorneys representing personal representatives are entitled to "reasonable compensation" for their ...
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