In Florida can a personal representative be compensated on the value of real estate if the real estate in question was homesteaded by the Descendant at the time of death? The real estate was sold during probate.
The Bureau of Unclaimed Property (who administers Fl Treasure Hunt) may have a threshhold amount (possibly as high as 10k) before probate is required. Call ahead and find out if probate would be absolutely required. Otherwise, you'd likely need probate.
I have an open probate in Florida for which I am the personal representative. The estate is owed $1,700 from a country club. They have yet to acknowledge any attempts to collect this debt. We have no one in the Florida area, so small claims does not seem to be an option. The cost of using the... Read more »
Depending on the basis of the claim and if you have a contract providing that the prevailing party gets awarded attorney fees, you might consider that option. Or you could assign the claim to one of several debt recovery companies that pursue small claims cases all the time. But, if all else...Read more »
A bank has reliquished savings funds to the floridatreasurehunt.gov. The state in turn will relinquish those assets to the next of kin once a probate order has been given. There was no will, it was past the 2 year statue of limitation for creditors and the amount in question is less than $75,000 a... Read more »
Contact the clerk of the court or go there and ask about disposition of property without administration, you may be able to do this on your own, if a different probate is required and or needed you may end up being stuck doing a Summary Administration or even a Formal Administration and then you...Read more »
A living will concerns the decision to not prolong life by artificial means; i.e.: "pulling the plug"; and is not the same as a testamentary disposition of property once someone dies. You need a probate attorney to look into whether your siblings properly sold the home, because without a...Read more »
My grandmother recently passed away, and her paid at home nurse, who was also power of attorney, produced a will that names said nurse as not only Arbiter of the will, but the sole heir to the entire estate.
As an heir or beneficiary of property being administered in a probate proceeding in Court, a person may be asked to waive or consent to a number of actions. It is not clear from the question what the waiver is for, and what type of property, real or personal, this is.
i was taking care of elderly man he passed away i am paying rent without a lease the property is in probate. I am paying rent to the elderly mans daughter and the other dispute is with his deceased wife children. Due to me being a tenant and paying rent to one party I am getting pressure from the... Read more »
I didn't have contact with my mother or sister for years. Apparently my sister, her husband and children lived in my mothers home. My brother in law has started selling property (a car, possibly more) I believe I should have been asked to allow that to happen and I am afraid he will sell or... Read more »
I live in Florida and believe the hospital bill will be payed with that money before it would go to me(the informant). Thus I would not want to pay probate court fees to get nothing. Also I did pay 600$ for his cremation out of my pocket and he only had a living will.
In Florida, it is possible to file a Disposition of a Decedent's Personal Property Without Probate Administration which is a process that can reimburse the person who paid for the decedent's final expenses, such as funeral or medical bills, using the assets in the decedent's estate as payment.
In Florida, if a decedent dies intestate without a surviving spouse, descendants, or surviving parents, then pursuant to FL Stat. 732.103(3), the estate would descend to the decedent’s brothers and sisters and the descendants of deceased brothers and sisters (which would include the child of the...Read more »
You will need to contact and speak with a Florida Probate Attorney, generally speaking, if a person passes away without a Will the spouse inherits, if there is no spouse then the children, in your example, it appears that there is only one single child, this basically means that the child will...Read more »
Since your mother has been gone more than 2 years claims against the estate are barred. You still need to open a probate and file the will with the clerk. A petition to determine homestead will need to be filed as to the property. Technically you can do the summary administration your self but...Read more »
ABSOLUTELY NOT. Sorry for your loss, but when he passed the lease ended and the insurance expired. Whomever is handling his affairs should take possession of the car and secure it, then notify the leasing company immediately, and the insurance company.
I am the Personal Representative of my mom's estate and I need to open a restricted depository account per my Letters of Administration. How do I do propose my bank to the court so the court may designate it?
This should be something your attorney should assist you with since some banks are more difficult than others in servicing these accounts and if you need periodic payments from the account there may only be a few banks that will provide this service. Since you are a personal representative I am...Read more »
You most likely are going to need an attorney to represent you if your present attorney isn't doing the job. I would consult with a substitute attorney and have that attorney take care of doing this. You may also want to check with the Florida Bar to make sure your present attorney is still...Read more »
Grandparent leaves each grandchild $10k, remainder to greats. Can executor cut the $10k by $500 to pay more to the great grandkids when that is not specified? Only that grandchildren each get $10k? I feel that if you don’t have a kid (which would be a great) then you get screwed out of $500 that... Read more »
He was under 21. Any hope of reinstating his adopted birthright?(Kellogg) All the kids were entitled to a dividend check every 5 years.... The oldest sibling was advised by her lawyers that she could take control and sell the dividend rights of the siblings under 21 yrs old. which she did...
Assuming this happened during the war in Vietnam, no; the statute of limitations would have tolled any claim he may have had, decades ago. And what do you mean "birthright" should he have inherited something from the "deceased heiress"?
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