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Toll Free: 800.738.0424
Offices located in DeLand, FL

Can anyone be a Personal Representative?

In order to qualify as a personal representative, an individual must be a resident of Florida, or a sibling, spouse, parent, child, or other close relative of the decedent. If the individual is not a Florida resident, and is not closely related to the decedent, he or she cannot serve as a personal representative. Any trust company that is incorporated under Florida law, or a bank that is qualified to exercise fiduciary powers in Florida, can serve as a personal representative.