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Probate Law Basics: Probate is the process by which legal title of property is transferred from the decedent's estate to his or her beneficiaries. The laws instructing courts how to determine the distribution of the property vary from state to state. The Jacksonville lawyer(s) at The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC answer your important questions, on video, about planning for probate law in Florida. For answers to your legal questions about Probate Law, click on a question below, or to contact The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC about Probate Law issues, use the form below or call (904) 342-6640.

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Can there be more than one executor (personal representative)?

Do I need an attorney to handle an estate?

Do I need the original will?

How can I find out if there was a will?

How is an estate probated or administered?

If a person lives out of the area, can they still be named an executor (personal representative) of a will?

If I am named as executor (personal representative) in a will, do I have to serve?

If I need more letters testamentary, how do I get them?

In a typical probate administration, what documents are initially filed with Surrogate's Court?

Is the executor (personal representative) or administrator of a will entitled to be paid?

What are letters of administration?

What are letters testamentary?

What are the duties of a executor (personal representative) or executrix?

What authority do I have as executor (personal representative) or administrator to manage the estate's assets?

What do testate and intestate mean?


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The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

9250 Baymeadows Road, Suite 450
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

(904) 342-6640

About Our Firm

The Coleman Law Firm is a Jacksonville, Florida estate planning, elder law, and probate Florida law firm of probate lawyers and attorneys who practice in the areas of estate planning, wills and trusts, elder law and Medicaid planning, special needs trusts, Florida estate taxes, business succession planning, small business law, wealth preservation and asset protection planning, charitable planning, Florida probate law and trust administration. We are a participating attorney in the AARP Legal Services Network.

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The Florida lawyer(s) at The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC offer their Probate Lawservices to residents of Jacksonville, Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, St. Augustine, Green Cove Springs, Yulee, Fernandina Beach, Callahan, Mayport, Mandarin, Atlantic Beach, Hilliard, Neptune Beach, Middleburg, Macclenny, Duval County, Clay County, Nassau County, St. Johns County, and Baker County.