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Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. It is likely that going through the probate process will be overwhelming for you because of the feelings that you are experiencing at this time. Hiring our experienced Winter Haven probate attorney can help you understand your options and prepare for the probate process! Please feel free to call us for a free consultation so we can walk you through your options and answer your questions.

Winter Haven Probate Lawyer

What Exactly Is Probate?

Probate is the legal process by which assets are gathered and distributed according to the terms of your will, if there is one, or applicable Florida laws if there is no will. In Florida, probate is required in most cases to validate a will, identify assets and heirs, settle debts and taxes, and distribute assets that were owned in only the decedent’s name. Our compassionate Winter Haven probate lawyer can simplify the process and remove some of the stress as your family focuses on the grieving process.

Why Do I Need A Winter Haven Probate Lawyer?

The process of probate is very complicated and time-intensive; having a lawyer’s help can ease the burden. A local lawyer who focuses on probate law will be very knowledgeable about the process and can answer any questions you have about it.

Osenton Law, P.A. will be instrumental in the following areas:

  1. Taking Care Of Paperwork: In addition to offering you advice on every matter pertaining to your case, our Winter Haven probate lawyer can also assist you in navigating the probate process by assisting you in completing and submitting all required documentation, such as the Petition for Probate, inventory of property, and estate tax returns. Furthermore, by educating you on the regulations and deadlines specific to the probate process, our firm can help ensure that no delays occur.
  2. Taken Care Of Assets: Probate is all about making sure the decedent’s assets are distributed fairly and evaluated. Our firm can help with these matters by working with evaluators, appraisers, and other professionals to determine the value of all assets and then distributing them fairly to the deceased person’s beneficiaries in accordance with their will (if they had one) or state laws.
  3. Take Care Of Debts: Our lead attorney, O. Reginald “Reggie” Osenton, will also help settle debts by listing all the debts that need to be paid, looking over creditor claims, working to settle debts that can be settled, and making sure that the debts are paid from the estate funds. If you are the executor or personal representative, having a probate lawyer who has experience with debt issues will make your job much easier.
  4. Take Care Of Disputes: We can help you resolve any disputes or disagreements that may arise, and we can also represent your interests if a dispute must be resolved in court. Having us represent you may reduce the stress of disputes with family or creditors.

Lean On Osenton Law, P.A. For Your Probate Needs

Reggie has over 30 years of experience dealing with estate and probate administration issues on a daily basis. We assist families like yours in navigating the probate process, whether it is assisting with estate administration or defending against a beneficiary seeking to challenge the distribution of property from a deceased family member’s sale of property.

Probate law can be confusing and overwhelming for many who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Osenton Law, P.A., (which was founded by our lead attorney Reggie Osenton), has established a solid reputation for its profound understanding of Florida  probate law and its unwavering commitment to compassion in all of our client interactions.

If you live in or near Winter Haven and are involved in probate, call Osenton Law, P.A. today. We are here to assist you in getting through probate smoothly and get back to your life as soon as possible. Our Winter Haven probate lawyer will be there every step of the way to answer your questions and give you the legal help and support you need. We are dedicated to supporting you and your family, ensuring your probate case is handled as efficiently as possible. Call us for a free, no-obligation consultation and learn more about how we can help you.

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