Probate Administration

Probate, which refers to the legal process dealing with the administration of the estate, can be time consuming, especially if you are unfamiliar with the Florida Probate Code. The law mandates court supervision before property passes to the heirs and beneficiaries. The probate process consists of the following steps:

  • The will is submitted to the appropriate probate court.
  • The court appoints the executor, if not already indicated in the will.
  • Estate assets are gathered.
  • Notice is given to all heirs and creditors.
  • Debts of the estate are paid.
  • An accounting is filed with the probate court.
  • Money and assets of the estate are distributed according to the

As the executor or administrator, you may be faced with various challenges, such as real estate that must be sold, pending legal claims against the estate, tax issues and unsatisfied beneficiaries who threaten to sue. Armenteros & Miller, P.A, can help you overcome these obstacles and can provide the expert legal advice that is needed when probating a will.

Armenteros & Miller, P.A.

11900 Biscayne Boulevard
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Miami, FL 33181