Plant City, FL asked in Probate for Florida

Q: How can I find out who was hired by my step mom for my father's probate?

My father passed May 8th. His wife said she hired an attorney and they would be contacting us but I haven't heard from them and she just won't answer our calls. Is there a way to find out if an attorney had been hired and what legal actions have been taken?

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John Richert
John Richert
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: One way to see if there is a probate case ongoing is to look up the case on the clerk of court's website. However, you will not be able to see the documents that were filed in the case unless you physically go to the courthouse and you will not be able to see all of the documents filed in the case. I would recommend talking with a Florida probate attorney so that they can check on it and tell you what is going on.

Jennifer Isaksen agrees with this answer

Thomas Tripp
Thomas Tripp
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Pinellas Park, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If it is in Hillsborough, call a local probate attorney and they should be able to quickly look it up if the probate administration has begun.

Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: As pointed out by my colleagues. Call a local probate attorney to look it up or you can look it up via the clerk of courts website for the county where you suspect the probate is being filed.

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