What Are The Types Of Probate Proceedings

There are two primary types of probate proceedings in Florida, a formal administration and a summary administration. A summary administration is available if the person has less than $75,000 in assets or has been deceased for two or more years. There’s also what’s called an ancillary probate. An ancillary probate is where the person may have owned real estate in Florida but died in another state. Any time you own real estate, a probate must be [inaudible 00:00:34] in the county where the real estate’s located to affect the change of title.