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Destin Probate Lawyer

Walton County Estate Inheritance Attorney for Probate and Trust Administration

As a personal representative or trustee who has been tasked with settling the final affairs of a loved one's estate, you may feel overwhelmed. You are probably experiencing grief due to your loss. You may also be faced with your first legal matter. Arnett & Kerrigan, P.L. provides the representation you need to settle the final affairs of your loved one's estate in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

If you have been named personal representative (also referred to as the "executor" or "administrator") of an estate, call our law firm to schedule your consultation with a Destin probate attorney. We can be reached locally at 850-502-2058 or toll free at 877-387-9556. We offer evening and weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule.

Do you need assistance with the disposition of property in Florida in an estate that is open in another state ? If you have been named personal representative of a Florida estate but do not live in Florida, Arnett & Kerrigan, P.L. can help. We can handle all probate matters on your behalf, and you will most likely not have to travel to Florida.

The Responsibility of the Personal Representative

As Walton County estate inheritance lawyers, we can facilitate a smooth probate and estate administration. We handle estates of all sizes and complexities, from simple estates up to taxable estates valued in the millions. Additionally, we have considerable experience handling estates with real estate, business interests and assets disbursed in more than one state.

As a personal representative, you will be responsible for:

  • Notifying the heirs
  • Providing notice to creditors
  • Distributing the assets
  • Paying estate debts if necessary
  • Settling claims if necessary
  • Filing final probate documents

Can Probate Be Avoided?

Probate can be avoided through the creation of a living revocable trust. When a living trust is created, property can be passed to your beneficiaries without the time and expense of probate court. Establishing such a revocable trust is just one of the many ways our law firm can help you with a smooth transition of your property at you or your spouse's death while providing asset protection for your loved ones.

The probate process can be complicated without help from a skilled attorney. Our law firm can make the process as seamless and efficient for you as possible.

Arnett & Kerrigan, P.L. is located at the Sandestin Santa Rosa Beach Town Center in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Please call us locally at 850-502-2058 or toll free at 877-387-9556. You may also contact us online .

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Arnett & Kerrigan, P.L.
613 County Highway 393 S
Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459

Phone: 850-502-2058
Toll free: 877-387-9556
Fax: 850-267-1191
Santa Rosa Beach Law Office

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