Our Attorneys counsel executors and administrators of the estates of deceased persons and assist them in the administration of estates. The attorneys at The Siegel Law Group have extensive experience in Probate matters and its attorneys appear on a regular basis in the Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade County Probate courts as well as appearing in courts for other Florida counties in estate administration.
Probate is a court process whereby a decedent’s sole named assets are distributed to either the listed beneficiaries or through intestacy laws, the default laws under Florida Statutes. A Personal Representative has fiduciary duties to abide by Florida law. There are three types of Probate in Florida:
Our attorneys can assist with the following Probate matters including:
At The Siegel Law Group, P.A., we have over 50 years of experience between our attorneys. Speak with one of them to evaluate which type of Probate you may need.
When a loved one dies and they have a Trust, the Trust must go through the process of Trust administration. Most clients think that after they die, there is nothing to be done except to distribute the assets. This is a misconception. With the help of an attorney, Trustees must administer the Trust in the best interest of the beneficiaries, pursuant to Florida laws and terms of the Trust. This process is confidential and does not need court approval. However, if a Trustee breaches these duties, they could be removed and may even be personally liable.
Trustee’s duties include but are not limited to the following:
Our Attorneys take pride in communicating with our clients, keeping meticulous records and guiding the Trustee with ease of administration.
The Siegel Law Group serves clients in Deerfield Beach, West Palm Beach and throughout the Tri-County Area of Palm Beach County, Broward County and Miami-Dade County.