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in Probate & Real Estate Law


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  • Dealing with a death in the family is difficult enough and the legalities that come afterward should not cause more unnecessary pain. Finding an experienced probate lawyer is essential when dealing with the complex issues and legalities involved in wills, trusts, and estate administration that could arise after the death of a loved one.   […]

  • Florida is listed as the third most complex probate state in the U.S.— preceded by California and New York—  making the need for an experienced probate lawyer more important than 94% of the country. Other factors— that many people fail to acknowledge— also factor in to the need for a skilled probate lawyer in Florida. […]

  • Broward County probate attorney can guide you through the difficult process Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone dies. The complexity and duration of probate depends upon whether the decedent had a will or not. The process includes: proving in court that a deceased person’s will is valid, identifying and inventorying the […]

  • Wills lawyer needed? Everyone should definitely have a will. A will is a legal document that specifies who will manage your estate after you die. Your estate can consist anything you wish to include, whether it be items of great value, or items that might hold sentimental value, such as photographs. The person named in […]

  • If you need a will or legal assistance as a landlord or tenant, contact Carpenter & Brown in Ft. Lauderdale. Carpenter & Brown, attorneys at law, offers legal services in several areas, including: Estate Planning — Wills and Trusts. Estate planning is a very specific area of law that encompasses wills, trusts, health care directives, […]

  • General. Protecting assets of a person who has died is an important job. In Florida that person is called a Personal Representative. That person may have been designated in a Will or, if there is no will or designation, usually by those family members provided for by statute. The Personal Representative is appointed by the […]

  • Landlord Tenant Law Landlord tenant law generally covers all matters related to leasing either residential or commercial real estate. Most individuals will at some point rent property for occupancy from either an individual or a business. These rental agreements are generally agreed upon and evidenced by the signing of a lease agreement, which cover the […]

  • Do you really need a Probate Attorney for your estate? No state requires you to use a lawyer to probate an estate, but probate can be complicated, and you can be personally liable if you do something wrong. One minor omission, one failure to send a copy of the petition, or a missed deadline can […]

  • Landlords are fundamentally no different than any other type of business owner — they aim to make their business profitable while steering clear of liability. In many situations, hiring (or consulting with) a lawyer to help you achieve these goals is a smart move. The landlord/tenant laws in the state of Florida are unique and […]

  • The Last Will and Testament is a very important document for everyone.  It allows a Maker of a Will to distribute property in the manner the Maker desires.  Our office has been helping people do this for over 40 years.  The Maker of a Will is referred to as an Executor if a man and […]