Florida Probate Formal Administration │ Video │ Herbert L. Allen, Jr., P.A.

Herbert L. Allen, Jr., P.A. dedicates this website to Florida Probate Law. If you have questions about formal administration, please review the video below. It presents only a general overview. If you have any questions, please call 321.237.2869. Florida Probate Formal Administration │ Video │ Herbert L. Allen, Jr., P.A.

Formal Administration

Attorney Herbert Allen reviews a few points about formal administration of a probate estate in Florida. Please do not rely upon the video for any legal advice. By watching the video, we are not creating an attorney-client relationship. Florida Probate Formal Administration │ Video

Florida Probate Formal Administration │ Video

If you have questions about Formal Administration, Please call Attorney Herbert Allen at 321.237.2869. I answer my own telephone and welcome your call. Herbert L. Allen, Jr., P.A. 1360 S. Patrick Dr., Suite 1A, Satellite Beach, FL 32937.


Formal Administration or Summary Administration

Two common types of Florida Probate include Summary Administration  and Formal Administration. So, making the right choice may save time and money. Strict limitations apply to Summary Administration, so you may want to gain more information by watching the video of summary administration. Therefore, individual cases depend upon the amount of assets, which assets are exempt, and will problems with creditors or other issues arise. In Summary Administration, the probate court does not appoint a personal representative. If your case will not qualify for Summary Administration, then Formal Administration provides another path for moving the estate through the court process.


Formal Administration Basics

Formal probate administration includes filing an inventory, providing notice to creditors, notifying interested parties. In addition, Formal Administration involves accounting for finances, distributing assets, and performing all the things required by probate law.   Formal Administration also means conducting a diligent search for creditors and objecting to improper claims. Finally, Formal Administration also requires searching for both assets and creditors, and filing different notices with different entities.  Probate takes time and effort. The law seeks to protect the rights of everyone involved in the process without making the procedures too great a burden for everyone to endure. Experience as a probate lawyer may make a big difference. We can determine the best choice for administration of the probate estate. Attorney Herbert Allen has experience probating estates. Reasonable attorney's fees. I answer my own telephone at 321.237.2869 and welcome your call from Melbourne, Florida │32901│ 32902 │ 32903 │ 32905 │Probate Attorney.


How Long Does Probate Formal Administration Take?

Probate administration may be fairly fast with Summary Administration, but not all estates qualify for Summary Administration. Therefore, probate administration depends upon the backlog of cases that the probate court administration must process. Summary Administration may take between one to three months, with some exceptions. In contrast, Formal Administration takes anywhere from five months to one year, with some exceptions.


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If you need help with probate matters in Melbourne, Florida, please give Herbert Allen a call at 321.237.2869. I answer my own telephone and look forward to hearing from you. Herbert L. Allen, Jr., P.A. is located not far from the Melbourne Post Office (5.8 miles, 12 minutes--driving directions).

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Florida Probate Formal Administration │ Video

Herbert L. Allen, Jr., P.A.  1360 S. Patrick Dr., Suite 1A, Satellite Beach, Florida 32937