There are many legal terms that Florida residents have probably heard before, but perhaps they are not too familiar with. "Probate" is likely one of them. When it comes to estate planning and end-of-life needs, probate is an important term to learn. So, what are the basics of probate?
Many Florida residents begin the estate planning process with a variety of goals in mind, but with one in particular of importance: avoid probate as much as possible. However, depending on how an estate plan is drafted, it may be inevitable that heirs and beneficiaries will need to be involved with the probate process in some respect. So, what do our readers need to know about the probate process?