Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A
Probate and Estate Services
Probate and Estate Planning Services – Florida
Probate is a complex and unique area of law that concerns the process of administering the estate of a deceased person, resolving all claims against that estate, and distributing the deceased person’s property according to a will.
It also addresses the estates of incapacitated people who, for various reasons, are no longer able to handle their own affairs.
Since 1961, Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A attorneys have represented hundreds of local clients in Florida, and surrounding communities to resolve probate-related matters.
Our experienced probate lawyers not only assist clients in creating solid estate plans, we provide advice and legal guidance to clients who are estate holders or potential beneficiaries of estates. We also advise and represent individuals who have been appointed to positions of authority regarding the management of an estate or of the care of an individual.
Solving Your Probate Problems
Our law firm provides legal services in full range of estate-related situations, including:
• Probating of wills
• Intestate administration (administering a person’s estate if he or she dies without a valid will)
• Estate administration, advising of estate administrators
• Trust administration, advising of trustees
• Exercising powers of attorney
• Exercising guardianship and conservatorship powers and other fiduciary responsibilities
• Business ownership, succession and management issues in probate
• Administering guardianships and conservatorships
• Completing name changes
Retain us, and our attorneys will advise you in all matters relating to your fiduciary responsibilities, and will represent you at probate court or in probate-related negotiations, mediations or arbitration. Further, our seasoned attorneys can advise you in matters related to the sale and distribution of estate property to the filing of estate-related taxes.
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As your law firm, Judy-Ann Smith Law Firm, P.A will provide the guidance you need to avoid any oversights or mistakes that could result in a lawsuit. If litigation becomes necessary, however, we have the courtroom experience and knowledge of probate law and procedure to resolve your issue satisfactorily.
For more information about our probate services, or to discuss your circumstances and options with an experienced probate lawyer, contact us online or by calling us.