Florida residents who have planned their estates have likely done all they can to ensure that any potential issues have not been overlooked. Wanting one's estate to be divided as intended is understandable as is wanting one's beneficiaries to avoid probate litigation unless it is absolutely necessary. Is there a time, though, when probate may actually be a good thing?
The simple truth is that a number of things can happen at the end of a person's life that will affect his or her estate. These are often things that are not already protected in an established estate plan. In order to ensure everything is settled properly, probate litigation will likely be necessary.
There are those who may be concerned about the amount of time it can take to complete probate litigation. While it will take more time to go through probate, the process will ensure things like property titles are cleared, creditors claims are settled and any other potential complications with an estate plan are appropriately addressed. More information about probate litigation and how an attorney can help can be found on the benefits of probate page on our firm's website.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is difficult enough without having to worry about any problems with that person's estate plan. Those who have to settle an estate through probate litigation in Florida do not have to do so alone. Having legal representation with experience in this arena may prove to be a valuable commodity. With the assistance of counsel, the complete settlement of an estate can be done as swiftly as possible and in a way that best benefits beneficiaries.