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Tag Archives: Florida Probate Lawyer

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Probating a Foreign Will in Florida

By Larry E. Bray, P.A. |

When a will is written, the assumption is that the property contemplated in the will is simply transferred to the beneficiary without any other formalities required. First, the will must go through a probate court depending on where the decedent resided upon his or her death. The executor of the will must petition a… Read More »

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Attorney-Client Privilege May Be Defeated in Probate Litigation

By Larry E. Bray, P.A. |

Attorney-client privilege is a hallmark of the legal profession. It enables clients to feel completely comfortable with their attorneys. Clients can (and should) tell their lawyers the truth without fear that their attorney will tell anyone else. However, attorney-client privilege is not absolute. There are times when a lawyer may reveal information their client… Read More »

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Automatic Transfers of Property to Avoid Probate

By Larry E. Bray, P.A. |

In a previous post, we discussed the best ways for Florida residents to transfer real estate quickly upon their death and avoid probate. We know you own much more than real estate, and you may wish to transfer numerous other assets outside of probate as well. Here are methods of avoiding probate for your… Read More »

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Fighting Deathbed Real Estate Transfers

By Larry E. Bray, P.A. |

Florida probate lawyers see “deathbed transfers” frequently. Consider an example in which your elderly parent has an estate plan in place. Their will was drafted, and as their child, you thought you knew what to expect. Then, suddenly, in the days or weeks before their death, your parent transferred property to another individual or… Read More »

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The Order in Which a Florida Estate is Handled and Distributed

By Larry E. Bray, P.A. |

If you and your family members recently lost an elderly loved one, it is now time to go through the probate process. One of the first matters that must be addressed is whether there is a valid will. If there is a valid will and it is admitted to the probate court, then your… Read More »

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