Probate Estate Administration
A Wide Variety Of Experience In Probate & Estate Administration
Probate is the process in which an individual’s financial affairs are settled after death. If there is a will, a judge will determine whether it meets legal requirements and can be deemed valid. At Staack, Simms & Reighard, PLLC, our experienced attorneys provide legal assistance with all types of probate in Clearwater. Under Florida law, probate typically is completed through one of the below:
- Summary administration – For estates with a property value of not more than $75,000
- Formal administration – Other estates that are not allowed summary administration under Florida law go through this more detailed process
Our probate and estate administration services also include:
- Legal representation in adversary proceedings that involve probate and estate matters such as will contests.
- Preparation of wills and trusts, as well as estate planning assistance for those not subject to Federal Estate Taxation.
Trusted For Probate And Estate Matters Since 1985
The lawyers at Staack, Simms & Reighard, PLLC, have represented Pinellas County residents and families since 1985. During that time, we have built working relationships valued by our clients, who often refer us to friends and relatives when they need legal assistance in Clearwater, Florida.
Our clients appreciate our know-how when it comes to common concerns relating to probate after a relative’s death.
We know that many people do not like to think about their death. But, you can rest assured that we will make the process go as quickly and smoothly as possible.
Our approach to our work in wills, trusts and probate is to help people feel confident that all of their assets will transfer in the way they want them to after their death.
Contact Staack, Simms & Reighard, PLLC
There is a reason clients often refer us to others who are looking for a probate and estate administration attorney or one who handles real estate matters and family law. Not only are we good at what we do, but our lawyers are caring and easy to talk to and, perhaps more importantly, easy to understand.
Call our firm at 727-441-2635 to set up a meeting with one http:/of our attorneys. If you prefer, email us. We offer free consultations.