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Document Checklist For Ancillary Florida Testate Probate

By Phillip B. Rarick Esq., Miami Probate Attorney

The following documents are usually needed to open a testate Florida ancillary probate:

Court-authenticated copy of:

1.         Decedent’s last will

2.         Petition for Probate

3.         Order admitting the will to probate

4.         Letters of administration

Other documents:

5.         Two Certified Death Certificates

If not set forth in the Petition for Probate:

6.         Name and address of all beneficiaries

7.         Inventory of Florida property

8.         Copy of all Florida deeds

9.         Copy of tax bills for all Florida real property

For any questions, contact Phil Rarick, Miami probate attorney, at (305) 556-5209 or

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