Port Saint Lucie, FL asked in Estate Planning for Florida

Q: How long does my son’s estate have to be held by a lawyer?

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Phillip William Gunthert
Phillip William Gunthert
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You will need to provide additional information and details, is this related to a Will and Probate or is it related to a Trust, also, unless the attorney is also the Personal Representative of the probate estate or the Trustee of the Trust, the attorney should not be holding anything for any extended period of time. Any estate representative has a duty to carry out the terms of the Will through probate or as the Trustee of a Trust by following the terms of the Trust, all of these things usually have very precise and strict timeframes attached to them. You will need to provide additional details to a Florida Probate Attorney and any documents that you have for further details and review to get better answers that are not just general.

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