NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEE COUNTY,
CASE NO. 23-CP-002677 IN RE: ESTATE OF ALFRED G. GILLIS,
The Ancillary Administration of the Estate of Alfred G. Gillis, deceased, is pending in the Circuit Court for Lee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 2201 Second St., Fort Myers, FL 33901. The estate is testate and the date of the Decedent’s Will is February 1, 2022. The name and address of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative’s attorney are set forth below.
Any interested person on whom a copy of the notice of administration is served must object to the validity of the will (or any codicil), qualifications of the Personal Representative, venue, or jurisdiction of the court, by filing a petition or other pleading requesting relief in accordance with the Florida Probate Rules, WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THE NOTICE ON THE OBJECTING PERSON, OR THOSE OBJECTIONS ARE FOREVER BARRED.
A petition for determination of exempt property is required to be filed by or on behalf of any person entitled to exempt property under Sec. 732.402 WITHIN THE TIME REQUIRED BYLAW, which is on or before the later of the date that is 4 months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on such person or the date that is 40 days after the date of termination of any proceeding involving the construction, admission to probate, or validity of the will or involving any other matter affecting any part of the exempt property, or the right of such person to exempt property is deemed waived.
Any election to take an elective share must be filed by or on behalf of the surviving spouse entitled to an elective share under Sec. 732.201-732.2155 WITHIN THE TIME REQUIRED BY LAW, which is on or before the earlier of the date that is 6 months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on the surviving spouse, or an attorney in fact or a guardian of the property of the surviving spouse, or the date that is 2 years after the date of the decedent’s death. The time for filing an election to take an elective share may be extended as provided in the Florida Probate Rules.
The fiduciary lawyer-client privilege in Sec. 90.5021 applies with respect to the Personal Representative and any attorney employed by the Personal Representative.
Signed on the 1st day of December, 2023.
Personal Representative s/ Jeffrey L. Gillis
Jeffrey L. Gillis
Attorney for Personal Representative Elliott Goldberg, Esq.
One E. Broward Blvd., Suite 700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Tel. (954) 493-7400 December 8, 15, 2023 23-03803L
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