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Best Probate
Attorneys
in Miami
2020

Why These Probate Attorneys?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Miami Probate Attorneys on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Adrian Philip Thomas, P.A.

Adrian Philip Thomas, P.A. is a Fort Lauderdale probate practice with over 40 years of combined legal experience. Clients engage the group for contested and uncontested probate, probate administration, and probate litigation as well as guardianship and trust legal matters. The founding attorney is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Broward and has been a featured speaker on probate and estate issues.

515 E Las Olas Blvd Ste 1050
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Akerman LLP

Located in Miami, Akerman provides probate services across 25 states. The firm handles estate-related litigation. It provides complex probate resolution that includes litigation, arbitration, and mediation. AKerman also handles probate administration involving financial issues or tax assistance, assisting with IRS proceedings to determine the value of special assets and assessment of taxes. Other probate and estate planning matters handled include the forming of trusts, guardianship litigation, and estate-related disputes.

98 SE 7th St Ste 1100
Miami, FL 33131

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Assouline & Berlowe, P.A.

Assouline & Berlowe serves the Miami metro area with additional offices in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. The firm offers a range of probate services, including estate and trust administration, guardianship administration, and estate and trust litigation. It also offers estate planning services. Super Lawyers has listed founder Eric N. Assouline as a top-rated lawyer since 2011. Partner Peter E. Berlowe was named to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in 2019.

100 SE 2nd St # 3105
Miami, FL 33131

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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC is a national law firm with 15 offices, including one in the Miami metro area. Lead attorney Samuel W. Braver and a staff of 450 attorneys offer several probate services, including litigation, administration of estates and trusts, and wealth and succession planning. Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC was ranked in 27 practice areas on U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms and has consistently been named to the BTI Client Service A-Team.

2 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 1500
Miami, FL 33131

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Chepenik Trushin LLP

Chepenik Trushin LLP serves the greater Miami area and Broward County. The firm assists families and individuals with probate administration and litigation. Complex probate and inheritance laws provide plenty of case material for the firm on both the defense and prosecution sides. The firm handles situations involving family members who die intestate and wills that need to be validated or contested. Other cases involve unlawful changes to a will, lack of testamentary capacity, civil theft, and elder abuse.

12550 Biscayne Blvd Ste 805
North Miami, FL 33181

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DLA Piper LLP

DLA Piper LLP is a law firm in Miami advocating for clients in probate, trusts, and estates legal matters. The firm provides a full range of legal administrative services to individual and corporate fiduciaries, helping them understand their obligations to avoid a breach of duty and conflicts with the estate's beneficiaries. The attorneys also administer trusts for their clients, offering tax preparation, asset custody, and accounting services for individuals acting as fiduciaries.

200 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 2500
Miami, FL 33131

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Fowler White Burnett, P.A.

Fowler, White, Burnett PA operates out of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach to provide probate services for clients located on the eastern coast of Florida. The firm works with individuals during the estate planning stage and assists families during probate litigation, guardianship, and trust and estate administration. Attorney Stuart Altman has over 40 years of legal experience and is an executive counsel member for the Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section.

1395 Brickell Ave Fl 14
Miami, FL 33131

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Gunster

Gunster Law Firm has been serving a number of communities across Florida, including Boca Raton, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Miami since 1942. The firm focuses primarily on estate and probate law. Individuals and families who require assistance in contesting a will or dealing with an estate where there is no valid will may approach the firm for assistance. Apart from probate, the firm also deals with other estate law matters, such as trusts and guardianship.

600 Brickell Ave Ste 3500
Miami, FL 33131

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Hertz Sager

Family law attorney Hertz Sager serves communities across the Miami-Dade area. The firm primarily focuses on cases that involve guardianship and probate law. In matters of probate, the firm represents individuals or families who need to validate or contest a will. It also assists representatives of estates where there is no valid will. Common cases that the firm deals with include custodial orders, the financial interests of beneficiaries, and legal guardianship of minors.

3081 Salzedo St Ste 201
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is a law practice in Miami offering legal counsel and representation to clients in a wide range of legal matters, including cases involving probate, real estate law, tax, and complex business disputes. The attorneys assist clients in resolving disputes that may arise from contested wills or estate debts and also advises fiduciaries on their obligations to avoid a breach of duty. Attorney Parker Taylor has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine.

201 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 2500
Miami, FL 33131

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Jurado & Farshchian, P.L.

Founded in 2013, Jurado & Farshchian PL is a boutique law firm that represents local, national, and international clients from its offices in North Miami. The firm's wide range of practice areas includes business law, real estate, and probate. In probate matters, its attorneys assist personal representatives and families, such as investigating the validity of creditors' claims, preparing the estate's tax returns for the IRS, and distributing the remaining assets to the decedent's beneficiaries.

12955 Biscayne Blvd Ste 328
North Miami, FL 33181

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Law Offices of Frye & Vazquez, P.L.

The Law Offices of Frye & Vazquez PL offer services in probate administration and estate settlement in the greater Miami area. The firm helps executors, administrators, and local and out-of-state heirs navigate the complex probate settlement process. It files and prepares paperwork, gives notice to financial entities, retitles and transfers documents, and completes estate income tax returns. Additionally, the firm distributes the remaining assets to beneficiaries and implements tax-saving strategies to increase the net value of the inheritances received.

20900 W Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33180

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Lisa Marie Vari & Associates, P.C.

Lisa Marie Vari & Associates PC serves the counties of Miami-Dade and Broward from its Miami offices, with four additional locations serving counties in Pennsylvania. The firm's practice areas include family law and divorce, as well as wills, trusts, and probate. Its attorneys offer guidance and practical assistance for executors and beneficiaries petitioning probate court, sensitively helping clients during the emotional process of collecting the decedent's estate in preparation for its distribution to its heirs.

1200 Brickell Ave Ste 1950
Miami, FL 33131

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan Lewis is a global law firm with multiple areas of practice. The firm's Miami offices include a Private Client division, assisting individuals and family groups in a wide range of matters including the legal probating wills, assisting in the transfer of estates to the decedent's heirs. Its attorneys collaborate with lawyers from its other practice areas to tailor services, ensuring that matters of tax and business succession are always managed by attorneys with specific knowledge of the field.

200 Biscayne Boulevard Way Apt 5300
Miami, FL 33131

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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Nelson, Mullins, Riley, & Scarborough LLP Attorneys and Counselors at Law is a firm made up of over 800 attorneys and legal professionals. The firm serves clients in the Miami area, practicing in over 100 legal areas, including probate and estate planning. Past clients for the firm include CEOs and business executives, professional service providers, and small and large business owners. Its probate litigation team has enployed past presidents from the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence and The American Bar Association.

2 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 2100
Miami, FL 33131

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Shutts & Bowen LLP

For more than 100 years, Shutts & Bowen LLP has offered probate services to the people of Miami. The team helps clients with transfers of property to beneficiaries and reductions of estate taxes. Shutts & Bowen probate attorneys are certified by the Florida Bar Board in wills, trusts, and estates, and some are former Certified Public Accountants. Other areas of practice include labor and employment, real estate, and public finance.

200 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 4100
Miami, FL 33131

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Stokes McMillan Antúnez P.A.

Stokes, McMillan, Antúnez PA, which is located in Miami, assists families of decedents and estates through the probate process, including probate of estates in situations where the decedent had not filed a will. The firm supports clients with estate planning, trust and legacy administration, and litigation representation. Shareholder Paul M. Stokes serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law. Stokes, McMillan, Antúnez also handles homestead proceedings as well as alternative mediation and dispute resolution.

9130 S Dadeland Blvd Ste 1901
Miami, FL 33156

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The Elder Law Center of Mondschein and Mondschein, P.A.

The Elder Law Center of Mondschein and Mondschein PA assists clients in Miami-Dade and surrounding counties with the probate process and related elder law affairs. Attorney and shareholder Leonard Mondschein has over 30 years of experience in probate law, including many cases involving complex litigation due to estate disputes, creditors' claims, or other complicating factors. Mr. Mondschein is a member of the the Florida Bar Association and previously served as chair of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar.

10691 N Kendall Dr Ste 205
Miami, FL 33176

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