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Tag Archives: Personal Representative

The Appointment of a Personal Representative

By Gierach and Gierach, P.A. |

In Florida, the person appointed by the court to administer a decedent’s estate is known as a personal representative. You nominate a personal representative in your will. In some states the person nominated is referred to as an executor (female: executrix), but this term is no longer used in Florida. You should nominate a… Read More »

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Removing a Personal Representative

By Gierach and Gierach, P.A. |

A personal representative is the person appointed by the probate court to administer a decedent’s estate and distribute the assets. If the decedent left a will, the court usually appoints the person chosen in the will. Where there is no will, the court selects a personal representative based on a statutory order of preference…. Read More »

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