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Can I be sworn in as a Personal Representative in New Jersey if I live out of state?

Posted on Thu Jul 30, 2015, on Probate and Estate Administration

From our “Ask a Question” Mailbag: Out of State Resident as New Jersey Personal Representative

Most Recently Updated July 16, 2018.

“My father died a resident of New Jersey, but I live in Florida and have trouble traveling. Can I be sworn in as Personal Representative outside New Jersey?”

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Out of State Resident as New Jersey Personal Representative

Out of State Resident as New Jersey Personal Representative

It is possible to make arrangements for you to be sworn in as a New Jersey Personal Representative by the Surrogate of your county in Florida. This takes a bit more time and expense, but is cheaper than flying back and forth to New Jersey.

If you would like our assistance in setting this up, please call for a consultation.

More Probate Questions?

Being sworn in as a personal representative is only part of the overall probate process. By all means, if you wish to learn more, please read my more detailed article, The Probate Process All You Need to Know.

In Conclusion: Out of State Resident as New Jersey Personal Representative

I hope that this article was helpful in explaining how to be sworn in as a personal representative from out of state. Further, I included links to even more detailed information on my website. Therefore, please contact me and let me know how I did. Certainly, your comments and questions are welcome!

Let our Probate Lawyers help walk you through what can be a confusing process. To begin with, call to speak to one of our experienced Probate Attorneys.  By all means, our lawyers are ready to answer your questions. In fact, feel free to contact our office for a free consultation. Ultimately our goal is to make the process as painless as possible!

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