No, I need the answer about the will and the need to run it thru probate. No one else has answered the question. You were the one assigned to my original question and I haven't heard from anyone else. I just inquired whey I was being charged an additional charge other then the original amount of $50.00 which I authorized to my credit card. thanks
It really doesn't matter how we do it. I want to pay $50. for one question - the question is " my aunt pawed away in FL, with a FL Will in place. The Will stated "NO PROBATE or any other un-needed funds to be spent". The law enforcement agency (police) carried funds from her home & carried it to their station. Would not release it to the heirs, and said the estate must be probated. (the Will is very clear with no contestors).
Thank you for your follow-up.My apologies on the delay. Please allow me to respond directly. A will CANNOT demand that no probate take place. To actually honor the will, the will has to go through the probate process as an unprobated will has no legal standing or rights. The police are correct, the estate must be probated and the heirs receive their portion of the estate only after probate concludes, all assets are defined and provided to the state, and all creditors paid off before anything remaining is disbursed. In this case the police are correct, and it does not matter how clear a will is, to get the conditions formally concluded under state law, the will must be provided to probate and a formal process occur.Good luck.
I HOPE I ONLY AUTHORIZED ONE QUESTION AT $50.00.
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