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Pompano Beach Probate Lawyer

Pompano Beach Probate Lawyer:


Yanitza Schoonover is an experienced Pompano Beach probate lawyer who focuses her practice on probate administration, probate litigation and estate planning matters.

When a loved one passes away, family members of the decedent try to put all of the decedent’s affairs in order, this process can become time consuming and confusing.  Sometimes, the family members must go through the court and go through a process called probate.  The probate process can be very emotional, time consuming and costly, which is why it is important to hire a Pompano Beach probate attorney that can help and guide you through this process.

In Florida, there are primarily two types of administrations- Formal Administration and Summary Administration.  A Summary Administration may be appropriate if the total value of the decedent’s assets that are subject to probate are $75,000.00 or less, or if the deceased person passed away more than two years from the filing date.  However, just because the estate may be eligible for a summary administration it does not necessarily mean that it is the best choice.

A Formal Administration is typically needed when the assets of the deceased person are in excess of $75,000.00 and the person has been deceased for less than two years.  There are many different factors that determine which estate would be best for that individual decedent’s estate. It is important to contact an attorney who is well versed in probate in Florida to help with the decision of which estate to open. The length of time to complete either one of these estates vary.

A Pompano Beach probate lawyer prepares all of the necessary documents for either a summary administration or a formal administration.  The probate attorney also guides the client through the process and manages the case to make sure all requirements are being met and helps with what can seem to be a complicated and overwhelming process.


Pompano Beach Probate Lawyer

Pompano Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Fort Lauderdale. The nearby Hillsboro Inlet forms part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. As of the 2020 census, the city&# 39s population was 112,046. There are neighborhoods and communities that are officially recognized by the City of Pompano Beach they are as follows: Andrews Industrial District, Arvida-Pompano Park, Avalon Harbor, Avondale Beach, Blanche Ely, Boulevard Park, Canal Point, Civic Campus, Collier City, Cresthaven, Cypress Bend, Cypress Cove, Cypress Lakes, Downtown Pompano Beach, Garden Isles, Gardens, Golfview Estates, Harbor Village, Highlands, Hillsboro Shores, Island Club, John Knox Village, Kendall Green, Leisureville, Liberty Park, Loch Lomond, Lyons Park, Northwest Pompano, Old Collier, Old Pompano, Palm Aire, Pine Tree Park, Pompano Airpark, Sanders Park, Santa Barbara Estates, Santa Barbara Shores, Snug Harbor, South Dixie, Terra Mar.

The residents that pass away with assets and who resided in Pompano Beach or passed away with property in Pompano Beach would have to file their action in the Broward County probate court. Broward’s probate court has many cases that go through the probate process regularly, however, as busy as the probate court system is in Broward their system is very user friendly to navigate through. They have several procedures that were put into place to allow the cases to be completed in a timely manner.

Contact us today to discuss your situation and find out how we can help guide you through this process.

Areas we serve:

Aventura Bal Harbour Boca Raton Brickell  Coconut Creek Coconut grove  Coral Gables Coral Springs Cutler Bay Dania Beach Davie Doral  Fisher Island  Fort Lauderdale Golden Beach Hialeah Lakes Hialeah Hollywood Kendall Key Biscayne Margate Medley Miami Beach   Miami Gardens Miami Lakes Miami Miami Shores Miami Springs Miramar North Miami Beach North Miami Opa-Locka Palm Beach  Palm Beach Gardens Palmetto bay  Parkland Pembroke Pines Pinecrest Plantation Pompano Beach Pompano South Miami Sunny Isles Beach Sunrise Sunset Surfside Sweetwater Tamarac Westchester Weston 

Contact us today in order to discuss what would be the best options for you.
Call 305-299-7496