The Dorcey Law Firm, PLC
The Florida Probate Process
If you are serving as a personal representative to a loved one's estate, we can walk you through the probate process step by step with patient and experience counsel. If he or she did not leave a valid will, we understand that it may be even more difficult to honor your late relative's last wishes.
We understand Florida intestate law and are well-equipped to assist you in managing and distributing the property as efficiently as possible. Whether you are the personal representative, also called an executor in some states, or the trustee, our firm can help you administer an estate or trust. Additionally, we can negotiate and aggressively represent your best interests if you are involved in estate and trust litigation.
Helping Residents of Lee County
To help you provide for your family in the future, we can assist you in protecting your property now. There are a variety of steps you can take to safeguard your assets, and a Fort Myers estate planning attorney can help you choose the best form of asset protection for your needs.
Regardless of the route you choose, we can assist you in safeguarding your property against, such issues as:
The probate process
Florida is a particularly debtor-friendly state, providing such protection as the Homestead exemption, and we can help you preserve your assets locally. Additionally, we can assist you in securing your property domestically and offshore.
Estate & Trust Litigation in Fort Myers
We can help ensure that every aspect of the estate and trust administration process is legally completed. If you are a beneficiary of an estate or trust, the personal representative or trustee has a fiduciary duty to act in your best interest. If a personal representative or trustee chooses to abuse the power of the position, he or she may be charged with a breach of fiduciary duty, such as concealment of assets, which may lead to serious consequences.
Your inheritance may have both economic and personal value to you, and we can assist you in obtaining what is rightfully yours whether it is through tactful negotiation or aggressive litigation. Working with co-counsel across the state of Florida, our firm can help you with a variety of matters, including will contests and trust contests.
Experience You Can Trust in Fort Myers, FL
With experience helping thousands of clients with their probate and estate planning needs, we are well prepared to assist you. As a member of WealthCounsel, our attorney understands the importance of your financial situation and can help you protect what you have and use it to help build a lasting legacy for your family.
Clients come first at our firm, and we can provide you with the individualized attention you deserve. Because every client's case is different, we take the time to carefully review their circumstances and provide them with counsel based on their unique situations.
If you would like to learn more and receive a free consultation, call The Dorcey Law Firm, PLC today @ (239) 418-0169 or email Dee@dorceylaw.com.