Orlando, FL asked in Probate for Florida

Q: Where can I obtain a copy of my step-mother's last will and testament. She lives in Broward County, FL. Thanks.

Will obtained from late father is out dated, prior to moving to Florida. It doesn't include present condo ownership.

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Phillip William Gunthert
Phillip William Gunthert
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You would get a copy from your stepmother, and she would have to update her Will and estate planning documents. It is possible that her Will has not yet been updated and therefore she would have to visit with a Florida Estate Planning Attorney to get this taken care of and properly added and updated. If your stepmom is still alive, you are not entitled to a copy of the Will at all until her passing and when it is recorded, A Will in Florida is not recorded with the clerk of the court until a person is deceased.

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