Probate is the court supervised process of gather the assets of a deceased individual, ascertaining a paying any debts of the decedent and transferring their property from the decedent's name to the name(s) of that person's heirs.

When an individual passes away and they own property, probate is usually required. Disposing and distributing the assets of the decedent to his/her beneficiaries. The Probate process can be technical and therefore difficult. Hiring an experienced lawyer to handle your probate proceedings in Florida is a good idea. At McLaughlin & Stern our experienced attorneys will guide you through the probate process including:

 
  • Establishing the validity of the will and getting it admitted into probate court
  • Appointing a personal representative
  • Making an inventory of the decedent's assets
  • Handling all creditor claims
  • Disposing and distributing the assets of the decedent to his/her beneficiaries
 
 

To find out if you need to hire a probate lawyer, consult our office to get a free initial consultation on your probate case.