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The duties of an executor

Florida residents who have been named as an executor under a person’s will might wonder what the process involves. The first thing an executor needs to do is to locate the will and get several copies of a death certificate. Once approved by the probate court, the executor can begin handling the different parts of the estate.

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Possible perils of guardianship

Some older people in Florida may be subject to guardianships that are abusive or neglectful, and concerned family members might struggle to take control back from those guardians. Some advocates for the elderly reject the notion of guardianship for older individuals, and some suggest supported decision-making instead.

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