Saint Petersburg, FL asked in Elder Law, Probate and Real Estate Law for Massachusetts

Q: My father passed two years ago in Florida. My father was due an interest in his fathers home along with two siblings i

In Massachusetts. The property is now for sale and the realtor says we must hire probate atty. true or false and in what state?

2 Lawyer Answers
Thomas Tripp
Thomas Tripp
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Pinellas Park, FL

A: I would need more facts, but it sounds like you need to have an probate administration in Florida and an ancillary administration in Massachusetts.

Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A: True. You will need to hire a probate attorney to file a probate here in Florida, to establish that your dad is an heir of his dad's estate in Massachusetts.

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