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The Florida Bar states: "The personal representative is the
person, bank, or trust company appointed by the judge to be in charge of the administration of the
decedent’s probate estate. In Florida, the term "personal representative" is
used instead of such terms as "executor, executrix, administrator and administratrix."
The personal representative has a legal duty to administer the probate estate pursuant to Florida law. The personal representative must:
If the personal representative mismanages the decedent’s probate estate, the personal representative may be liable to the beneficiaries for any harm they may suffer." If we can assist you with any legal questions regarding a probate, estate planning or guardianship issue please feel free to call us at (904)366-2703 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org