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Probate

Probate is an—often complicated—formal, legal process in which the affairs of an estate are wound up. Almost all estates must be probated, unless the deceased engaged in estate planning. The process involves going to probate court, allowing for creditor claims, and arranging the formal transfer of assets to heirs and beneficiaries. Contact Barbara M. Pizzolato, P.A. today for guidance at 239-225-7911 or 866-817-4713.

Protect your family’s future with this free step-by-step guide to the probate process!

Representing Executors & Heirs Throughout the Probate Process

Our firm has represented executors and heirs for over 30 years. 

We’re here to guide you through the fulfillment of your responsibilities as personal representative in your probate administration no matter how complex your case may be.

Trusted Probate Attorneys Serving Southwest Florida

The specifics of the probate process vary depending upon many factors including if the deceased had a last will and testament, and the value of the estate. Some steps which may include:

 

  • Providing notice to creditors.
  • Determining the validity of a will and interpreting the provisions of a will.
  • Valuing the estate and the assets of the estate to determine if taxes apply.
  • Facilitating the transfer of money and property to new owners.

 

We Have All of Your Probate Administration Needs Covered

When complicated issues lie disputes over the legal validity of a will, probate can become a very high-stakes legal fight. No matter what happens in your probate case, our team can protect the rights of the deceased and the heirs.

For more information about our services and how we can assist you through the probate process, please contact our Fort Myers office at 239-225-7911.

For more information about our services and how we can assist you and your family through every phase of the probate process:

Please contact our Fort Myers office at 239-225-7911.

Fort Myers (Main Office):

8660 College Pkwy

Suite 400

Fort Myers, FL 33919

P: (239) 225-7911

F: (239) 221-0279

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New Jersey Office:

c/o Richard A. Feldman, Esq.

80 Main Street, Suite 140

West Orange, NJ 07052

P: (866) 817-4713

F: (239) 221-0279

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