Trusted Counsel Throughout The Probate Process
Probate is the legal process of distributing assets and paying off debts after someone dies. Accurately administering a loved one’s estate is not always easy, and navigating the complex probate laws can be an expensive and time-consuming process.
The legal team at Peter J. Snyder, P.A., understands the challenges that probate can create. From their office in Boca Raton, they focus on providing knowledgeable and trusted legal guidance designed to help you and your family resolve any probate matter in a timely manner.
Providing Comprehensive Probate Services
Unless a decedent’s estate has a value of less than $75,000, thereby becoming eligible for summary administration, most estates will be subject to formal administration. The size and types of assets of an estate will determine whether the probate process will be summary or formal administration.
The firm is prepared to assist the estate’s personal representative with a broad range of probate-related issues, including:
- Administering the decedent’s estate plan
- Marshalling the estate assets
- Determining valid debts
- Payment of administrative costs
- Valuing estate assets
- Paying creditors
- Distributing assets to the heirs and beneficiaries
Effectively Resolving Probate Disputes
No matter how straightforward the deceased’s estate plan may be, there is always the risk of a significant dispute arising during the probate process. Whether it is a will contest and claims of undue influence or another dispute, resolving such disputes requires the hand of a skilled lawyer who has an understanding of Florida’s probate process.
Attorney Peter J. Snyder has helped clients in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and elsewhere throughout Florida resolve complex and contentious probate disputes for more than 36 years. His extensive litigation experience puts you in a strong position in the event that a probate is contested.