providing experienced Estate
services in Lakeland,
and Polk County Florida.
an estate plan is to be administered due to incapacitation or upon your passing,
the decisions and choices which have been identified in your estate plan and
relevant estate documents enter into what is known as estate administration.
Estate administration may include probate, probate litigation, the
division and distribution of your estate property and assets, and even the
further management or your estate according to your wishes.
Ideally each and every one of your wishes would be carried out according to the
directions and stipulations you have set forth. When an an estate is being
contested, the estate enters into probate litigation, where any disputes
relating to the estate are litigated for the purpose of legally resolving these
The time allowed to contest an
estate is typically 90 days after a Notice of Administration has been provided
by the personal representative, or 20 days in the event that a Formal Notice of
the probate proceeding is received before the will has been admitted to probate.
Joseph A. Morrison,
an experienced estate administration attorney & lawyer, assists
Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and Polk County Florida
residents with legal issues and disputes regarding
estate administration and estate law matters.
We are committed
to providing each of our
administration clients with the
highest standard of legal representation while using
every available resource to protect your legal rights,
options, and interests. Contact
Law Office of Joseph A. Morrison
to schedule a confidential legal consultation.
Once the estate has cleared the probate or
probate litigation process, the administration of an estate is legally
allowed to be carried out according to your wishes, and any court ordered
modifications which may have been ordered in probate court. Estate
administration may go beyond simply distributing the property and assets of
There may be parts of the estate which have
been set to specific requirements, milestones, or other specifications. In some
cases, the deceased may have identified someone they trust, typically a family
member, to carry out the future implementation and administration of the
estate, or they may choose to have their attorney carry out these duties and
Regardless of who the estate
administrator is, they are bound by law to act only in the best interest of
the estate's beneficiaries, and may even have their duties, responsibilities,
authority and limitations be dictated in the deceased last will and testament,
court orders, or other estate documentation.
We urge you to be proactive
when it comes to your legal rights by seeking the legal
advice and representation of an experienced
attorney or lawyer as soon as possible.
If you are
administration legal issues or disputes in
Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and the Polk County
Florida area, make sure your legal rights are protected
by seeking the legal advice of an experienced Lakeland
administration attorney & lawyer by contacting Contact
Law Office of Joseph A. Morrison.