Why do some Floridians want to avoid or reduce probate?

Probate takes time, and it can be expensive.

If a formal Florida probate is required, it could take months or even several years to complete the process. Additionally, the personal representative in a Florida Probate has to be an attorney or hire an attorney. Since attorney fees are taken from the estate, this will reduce the amount that the beneficiaries or heirs will receive.

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