Wills and Probate - Think about the Future
Planning who should get your property and things after you die is a very important matter. Planning to protect your loved ones after you are gone is essential but challenging. Although anything can happen after you are gone, having a will and a plan on protecting and distributing your assets is crucial. If you don't prepare a will and estate plan before you die or become incompetent, the State of Florida will decide for you. Having your will and estate plan is essential.
Appointing the right personal representative or trustee in your will can make the probate process run smoothly. On the other hand, if a loved one has passed away and you are being denied your rightful inheritance in the estate, you need a qualified attorney to fight for you.
Take control of your future. Contact attorney Paul Courtright today to confidentially discuss putting your matters in order, and gain the peace of mind that comes from having a legal will and plan that honors your memory, honors your final wishes, and provides for your loved ones.
Probate in Florida is the process of passing the assets of a deceased person to his or her heirs, after the payment of creditors. The Law Office of Paul Courtright, P.A. represents personal representatives and beneficiaries in the Florida probate process.
The Law Office of Paul Courtright, P.A. also concentrates on providing unique and extraordinary probating services as attorney and personal representative of estates that are exposed to wrongful death suit because of a murder-suicide.
These tragically sensitive and difficult probate matters is an area in which The Law Office of Paul Courtright, P.A. excels. Too often these cases bring unwanted media attention and public scrutiny to the legal heirs. This unwanted attention can compromise the privacy and quality of life of the personal representative and legal heirs. Orlando attorney Paul Courtright and The Law Office of Paul Courtright, P.A. services these tragic and difficult probate cases in which the lawful heirs, if any, may not wish to be associated with the decedent murderer and their estate, and also be exposed being sued as the personal representative of an estate for the criminal and wrongful death of another. Attorney Paul Courtright and The Law Office of Paul Courtright, P.A. can be the "storm surge barrier" between the legal heirs and the unwanted public light in probating such estates and resolve any wrongful death action against the estate.
Our Florida probate services also include:Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests, Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Beneficiary Rights, Ancillary Probate Matters, Elective Share, Abuse of a Power of Attorney, and Wrongful Death Litigation Defense. If you have been named executor or personal representative of a Florida estate, please contact attorney Paul Courtright.
There are many different legal instruments that can help you prepare for the unexpected and passing your estate on to loved ones. The Law Office of Paul Courtright, P.A. can help you determine which is the right instrument for you. In planning for the future, attorney Paul Courtright can help you with the following:
Living wills: these are documents that tell others what your personal wishes are regarding issues concerning the use of life support and medical care to prolong your life. These wishes are carried out if you become completely incapacitated, especially if you fall into a coma or other non-responsive state where there is little chance of recovery. Attorney Paul Courtright can craft your living will to your precise needs and desires.
A Health Care Surrogate: this is someone you designate to make your health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to do so yourself.
Durable powers of attorney: The Durable Power of Attorney designates a person to make legal decisions about your property if you become incapacitated or mentally incompetent.
A pre-need guardian nomination document: This document designates a legal guardian to be responsible for your health care decisions if you become incapacitated or mentally incompetent.
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