Asked in Estate Planning for Florida

Q: Can you be out of state as executor,administrator, or court appointed with more than one next of kin?

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2 Lawyer Answers
  • Deltona, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Perhaps. Not sure what the facts are and cannot answer this question without more. The words "personal representative" are used in Florida. A pr must be related by blood or a resident of the state.

  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: A PR can be related by blood, or the spouse of certain family members or an instate resident. If you are not related or married to someone who is related and live out of Florida, you cannot be a PR in a Florida Probate case

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