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Probate & Trust Administration Attorneys in South Florida

When a loved one passes away, their estate may need to be settled in a court-supervised legal process called probate.

Probate transfers ownership of a deceased person’s assets to beneficiaries.

Probate Isolated And Trust Administration Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Probate & Trust Administration Attorney in Boca Raton

Our legal team counsels executors and administrators of estates. We can advise and guide you through the administration process of even the most complex estate.

Take advantage of our extensive experience in probate and trust administration. Our attorneys are successfully able to represent any client throughout the State of Florida with probate and trust administration. 

If a loved one has passed and there are assets belonging to him/her you will likely need Probate. Probate is a requirement in all but the smallest estates.

Trust administration is necessary when the creator of that trust passes away or becomes incapacitated, leaving a designated trustee with the job of carrying out the wishes of the trust.

Don’t wait on these time-sensitive issues. Contact us today to start the probate / trust administration process.

Call us at (561) 556-7507 to schedule a free consultation.

How long does probate take in Florida?

This is a common concern among personal representatives (also known as executors) and families. In Florida, the process can take as long as a year before all distributions can be made to beneficiaries.

As a personal representative, you must follow specific notices and wait periods before moving forward. And often, creditors must be given time to make claims. Further, if any party has a dispute, it must be heard by the court. Finally, it can take even longer if the estate is complicated or contested.

Once all proper notices and waiting periods have expired, the executor can distribute and officially close the estate.

Our attorneys are familiar with this process and the common roadblocks slowing the probate process. As a result, we can ensure the process is timely and without unnecessary delays.

We can help with the following probate matters:

Trust Administration

When a loved one dies, and they have a trust, that trust must go through the process of trust administration.

With the help of an attorney, trustees must administer the trust in the best interest of the beneficiaries, according 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:

Ordering death certificates

Notifying beneficiaries

Locating assets

Valuing assets

Obtain IRS trust tax identification number

Determining if federal estate taxes are due

Liquidating assets to pay debts

Investing prudently

Assessing liabilities

Retiring assets

Distributing assets

Preparing accounting

Probate & Trust Administration can be overwhelming.

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With Siegel Law Group guiding you, it doesn’t have to be. Our attorneys take pride in communicating with our clients, keeping meticulous records and guiding the personal representative and/or trustee with ease of administration.

Contact us for a complimentary, no-risk consultation by calling (561) 955-8515 today. 

Probate And Trust Administration Attorney in Boca Raton, FL | Call (561) 955-8515

Call us at (561) 955-8515 to schedule a free consultation.

Don’t wait on these time-sensitive issues. Contact us today to start the estate administration process.

Florida’s premier Probate & Trust Administration Law Firm

The probate and trust administration process can be complex due to the many details involved and the potential for disputes. 

If you’ve been tasked with administering an estate or trust, Siegel Law Group can guide you through the process.

Contact us now at (561) 955-8515 or click here to get started.

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