May, 2022

Can a Step-Brother that is a Nonresident of Florida Act as Personal Representative?

By Jackson Law Group
May 23rd, 2022

Posted in Probate & Trust Administration,Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Florida law provides restrictions on who can serve as personal representative (i.e. executor of an estate) when that person is not domiciled in or resident of Florida. A common question we receive when drafting a will for a client is whether the client’s step-sibling (or other step-relative) can serve as personal representative even though the step-sibling (or other step-relative) is not a resident of Florida.

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