Robert M. Trinkler is a partner of the Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas, P.A. Robert has practiced law in South Florida for more than 22 years and has served as counsel of record in more than 2,000 guardianship, incapacity and probate proceedin...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Guardianship, Litigation
Serving Florida in business, real estate, construction, estate planning, probate, property, and commercial litigation matters of all kinds for 33 years.
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Business, Construction & Development, Estate Planning, Litigation
Review: “Robert is a standout ! We were very lucky to have been introduced to him during a contested estate process that had been badly mishandled by another. He picked up a loosing case in the 4th quarter and quite literally &...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Litigation, Estate Planning
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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.