I am originally from South Florida and have been in the Central Florida area for over 15 years. I consider Seminole County my home. In 2001, I received my undergraduate degree from the... more
I am originally from South Florida and have been in the Central Florida area for over 15 years. I consider Seminole County my home. In 2001, I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida in Business Management. I was in the inaugural class at Florida A&M College of Law, where I received my Juris Doctorate in 2005. In October of that year, opened the doors to The ... view profile
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.