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Dealing with the loss of a beloved family member or friend is an emotionally, and possibly financially, grueling event. It may be difficult to learn how to move forward with a life without your beloved family member, let alone deal with confusing and time-consuming legal issues that arise.
This can be especially true for the Florida probate process, which settles the estate of the deceased. Probate is the legal process that takes place after a person dies to settle any matters associated with the decedent's estate. This process is typically a court-supervised series of events that:
Probate is typically handled by the personal representative (sometimes called the executor), who can be named by the deceased before death or can be appointed by the court. It is the job of the personal representative to manage the paperwork, filings, and financial responsibilities of the estate.
Florida Probate Fees
A frequently asked question from potential clients relates to Florida probate costs. Some people want to know how much the probate will cost before starting the process. The costs and expenses to probate a Will vary according to the size of the estate.
The cost of probating a will in Florida is very heavy because the applicant not only involves payment for the attorney’s fees, but other expenses need to be carefully weighed if the case is filed with the circuit court. You need to expect the following costs in a nutshell:
The state of Florida allows estate lawyers to charge up to 3% of the estate value in fees. Depending on the size of the estate and time needed to handle the probate administration, Clark Law PLLC offers both a flat probate fee and hourly rates for our estate attorney and paralegal services.
Schedule a Consultation
If you have recently lost a loved one and think you may need to start the probate process, contact us at 689-677-3233 or email us at email@example.com for a consultation. During our consultation, we will be able to walk you through the probate process, provide an estimate of the cost, and answer any questions you may have.
Call us at 689-677-3233 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your consultation.