Probate Attorney

A personal representative must be represented by an attorney in almost every probate matter in Florida. The attorney for the personal representative represents, advises, and assists them in their duties and rights. Some examples of the duties include:
  • Identify, gather, and safeguard the decedents assets and property
  • Publish a notice of administration and notice to creditors
  • Object to any improper claims or defend suits brought against the estate
  • File tax returns on the estate and pay taxes
  • Pay all court costs and administrative expenses
  • Distribute the appropriate amounts to the beneficiaries and creditors
  • Employ professionals when needed, such as appraiser, accountants, or attorneys
  • Close the estate

It is also important to have a probate laywer if you are a beneficiary to an estate. A probate attorney at the Coye Law Firm can assist you in determining if you have an interest in the estate, and we can then file a claim with the estate on your behalf. An attorney can also assist you if the estate objects to your claim or does not properly distribute your share of the estate to you.

The Coye Law Firm's probate attorneys can assist you with processing Florida probate claims. Our staff is knowledgeable in the probate administration process and experienced in Florida probate laws and rules. The Coye Law Firm can guide you through this complex process and ensure your loved one’s property is passed on properly. Call us today.