Miami, FL asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Probate for Florida

Q: My mother apparently auto accident claim that has been settled, my father is still alive. They set up probate though?

My mother apparently auto accident claim that has been settled, my father is still alive. They set up probate though? They weren’t able to reach him because number had changed. I have power of attorney over father since dx of Alzheimer’s. What should I know?

2 Lawyer Answers
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Coral Gables, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: That’s a complex question. Was there a law suit filed? Is your mom still alive? Do you live in Florida? You need to consult with an experienced probate and a personal injury attorney quickly. Get all the paper work together, police report, insurance information etc.

Sheila Crumley Field
Sheila Crumley Field
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • ANNISTON, AL

A: Contact the probate office in your county. Because you have a power of Attorney over your father you may petition the court for letters of administration and distribute the funds to you and your siblings

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