Estate Planning and Probate Attorney
Eric S. Kane, P.L.

Miami-Dade County Probate

The Miami-Dade County courthouse is located in Miami, Florida serving some 2.5 million residents in this southeast Florida region, home to the University of Miami plus 10 other colleges and universities, significant agriculture, an eclectic mix of urban and suburban lifestyles, several professional sports teams, and numerous attractions and activities.

Probate matters are administered at the Miami-Dade Courthouse main office located at 73 West Flagler Street in Miami. For more courthouse information click here. Miami-Dade County is within the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court system. For community interest information and the county Web site click here.

Have you been named as the Personal Representative or Executor of the estate of a Florida resident or of the estate of a non-Florida resident who passed away owning Florida property?

To handle Miami-Dade County probate matters or probate administration in another Florida county please contact Eric S. Kane, P.L. today for a free complimentary consultation. Mr. Kane is a Florida attorney who handles probate and ancillary probate matters throughout Florida. Call (305) 937-7280.

Florida Probate Administration is a court-supervised process necessary for identifying Miami-Dade Probateand gathering the probate assets of an individual who has died, commonly referred to as the decedent. The court probate process ensures that claims of the decedent's creditors, expenses of administration and appropriate taxes are properly paid or addressed. Probate also serves as the process of distributing assets from the decedent's individual name to the proper beneficiary.

When a non-Florida resident owns property in Florida and passes away, the property is subject to Florida Probate laws and rules, which must be administered by a Florida Court in the county or judicial circuit where the property is located. In order to pass the Florida property, such as the Florida residence or Florida vacant land, to the lawful heirs or beneficiaries, a Florida Probate action is required. This action is properly referred to as Ancillary Probate Administration. Probate Attorney Eric S. Kane specializes in handling Florida Ancillary Probate Administration. Mr. Kane frequently represents clients who live outside of Florida but have a need to commence Florida Probate Ancillary Administration.

For example, if a person who lives in Illinois owns a second home in Miami-Dade County, Florida and passes away, the disposition of that property is subject to Florida Probate laws, rules and procedure. Eric S. Kane can efficiently handle all non-Florida resident ancillary probate matters for any location in Florida including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Gainesville, Hialeah, Melbourne, Palm Beach, and all other Florida cities and counties.

For probate assistance throughout the state of Florida, probate attorney Eric S. Kane will patiently guide you and your family through this complex but necessary process.


The Law Office of Eric S. Kane, P.L. is located in Aventura, a municipality located in Miami-Dade County and serves clients throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Eric S. Kane, P.L. consistently represents clients’ legal needs for probate and estate administration with service to Aventura, Miami, Hallandale, North Miami, Miami Beach, Hollywood, Miramar, Wilton Manors, Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and all areas of Miami-Dade County, Broward County, Palm Beach County, and each county throughout Florida.

Miami-Dade County Probate Attorney Eric S. Kane, P.L.

20900 NE 30th Avenue, Suite 403
Aventura, FL 33180

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The Law Office of Eric S. Kane, P.L. is located in Aventura, a municipality located in Miami-Dade County and serves clients throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties.

If the decedent leaves a valid will it must be admitted to probate in the Court. If the will is not admitted it will be ineffective to pass title to the beneficiaries. If the decedent has no will, probate is necessary to pass ownership of the assets to those persons who are to receive them under the Florida Intestate Succession laws.

Eric S. Kane has served as Special Magistrate for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in and for Miami-Dade County and has served as Court Appointed Receiver for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in and for Miami-Dade County. Mr. Kane frequently lectures on the topics of probate administration and estate planning.

A client has many choices in the selection of a Florida Estate Planning and Probate Lawyer. Mr. Kane graduated cum laude with a J.D. and L.LM from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida and earned a B.A. in Government and Latin American Studies cum laude from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Municipalities in Miami-Dade County include:

Bal Harbour
Bay Harbor Islands
Biscayne Park
Coral Gables
El Portal
Florida City
Golden Beach
Hialeah Gardens
Indian Creek Village
Key Biscayne
Miami Beach
Miami Gardens
Miami Shores Village
Miami Springs
North Bay Village
North Miami
North Miami Beach
South Miami
Sunny Isles Beach
Virginia Gardens
West Miami


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