Choosing the right executor for an estate

Florida residents who are thinking about their plans for the future may want to make sure that they have properly arranged to pass their belongings on to their loved ones. When writing a will, one of the most important decisions people can make is not about the...

The basics of creating an estate plan

Florida fans of Aretha Franklin may know that she died without an estate plan despite the fact that she had a special-needs son and her health was poor. Prince also died without a will, and his relatives have still not received any payments from the estate. While most...

What an executor does

Some people in Florida may find themselves in the role of estate executor after a loved one has died. The role carries with it a number of responsibilities, but an executor is allowed to consult professionals including an attorney. The executor’s role is to put...

The tasks of an executor of a parent’s will

Many people may get their first real close-up look at the Florida probate system after being named executor of a parent’s will. In many cases, the adult child who was named will be unfamiliar with what is needed and how to handle this practical yet emotional...