Estate administration is a big concern for many of our Florida neighbors who are working on an estate plan. Some of our readers might not realize that not all estates require the estate to go through the formal proceedings. The estates that don't are classified as small estates. Certain conditions have to be met for an estate to qualify as a small estate.
Losing a loved one is a hard event for anyone. Once the final arrangements are made, thoughts turn to settling the final affairs of that person. Doing so means handling debts that the deceased family member left behind. Our Florida readers might find the answers to some basic questions about debts after death interesting.