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What is the average cost of probate after death for a person with a will

Lawyer's Assistant: It can cost anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the type of issue and how much of the Lawyer's time your question is expected to take (how complex and lengthy an answer you require).

I am that person that has a will and am trying to set aside enough cash to handle all of my and my wife's expenses after death. My lawers have not mentioned any of their fees

Lawyer's Assistant: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?

Florida

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I don't understand your question

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Not really I am just trying to find out the average cost of probate

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Lawyer: Dwayne B., Attorney replied 7 months ago

Please allow me several minutes to read your facts and type my response both initially and when you add a follow up question or add facts. Please don't ask "are you there", "where is my answer", etc., since when you post it can erase what I am working on. If we are having a conversation unless I tell you I am going offline, I will be here but I may be doing research.

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Lawyer: Dwayne B., Attorney replied 7 months ago

Unfortunately, the gathering of the initial information is done by a 'bot and this one misunderstood what you were asking. It was quoting you the range of prices to ask the questions on the website, not the price for probate.

How much property is involved in the estate (both dollar value and the number of items given in a specific bequest)?

How many heirs are there?

How likely is it that someone will challenge the will?

Do you live in a county with a large city as the county seat or a rural area?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Real estate about 200 thousand 3 heirs It is not likely anyone will challenge. I live in Lee County Florida urban erea.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no I think I have the answer in your first statement, I will plan on about $1,000. Thank you
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Lawyer: Dwayne B., Attorney replied 7 months ago

No, it will be more than that.

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