Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Florida


My sister died in Florida with no will. Shes owns a car and a mobile home on leased land. Do we we need to go thru probate with this estate.

Asked on 8/17/07, 11:57 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Re: Probate

It sounds as though the estate qualifies for summary probate. See with the court or an attorney whether it does. It will be a much quicker and cheaper process.

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Answered on 8/20/07, 9:22 am

Scott R. Jay Law Offices of Scott R. Jay

Re: Probate

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If everything was only titled in her name, you will have to go through probate. If the property was in joint names, you will not have to.

Scott R. Jay, Esq.

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Answered on 8/18/07, 2:38 pm

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