Pensacola Probate Lawyer

Serving Escambia & Santa Rosa Counties. Pensacola – Gulf Breeze – Perdido Key – Pace – Milton – Navarre & Surrounding Areas.

When a family member dies or become incapacitated, legal issues arise that must be handled appropriately. During such a difficult time, it is important to have a probate attorney who has the necessary legal knowledge and personal compassion to help you navigate a painful time. Pensacola Probate lawyer Charles C. Garretson has gently and thoughtfully guided numerous families in northwest Florida through probate and guardianship hearings.

I have built my reputation on a commitment to excellence when it comes to administering estates. Clients who want a simpler experience with probate administration turn to our firm to bring their case to a satisfactory close.

Summary Probate

Summary Probate is applicable to a lot of folks and is less expensive and quicker form of probate than Formal probate. When deceased persons assets NOT COUNTING the value of their homestead is $75,000 or less you can utilize Summary Probate.

Formal Probate

Formal Probate is needed when the assets of the deceased exceed $75,000 NOT COUNTING the value of the homestead you are required to file a Formal probate which unfortunately takes up to six months or longer and is more time consuming, thus more expensive.

Properly Distributing Assets

Are you seeking a Florida probate attorney to handle the estate administration details following the death of a family member or dear friend?

Pensacola Probate Lawyer Charles C. Garretson has the knowledge to guide you through each step & ensure that your rights and assets are protected at every juncture. You have the comfort of knowing that you are receiving legal counsel and representation from someone who has had years of successful experience in:

  • Distributing Remaining Assets on Behalf of the Decedent
  • Preparing and Filing the Necessary Paper Work
  • Validating the Will
  • Making an Inventory of Assets
  • Paying Taxes
  • Settling Outstanding Debts

Contact Pensacola Probate Lawyer Charles C. Garretson. Simply complete the Case Form below or call me at 850.438.5178 to schedule your free consultation to learn more about the level of service you can expect.

My Fee

Summary Probate $1,800 + costs.
Formal Probate Small % Estate Value

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Serving Escambia & Santa Rosa Counties. Pensacola – Gulf Breeze – Perdido Key – Pace – Milton – Navarre & Surrounding Areas.

Pensacola Office

207 S. Baylen St. Pensacola, FL 32502
850.438.5178 850.432.4394 (Fax)

New Orleans Office

8025 St Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 *
*No mail to this Address

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