Can a Florida Estate Be Reopened After Probate?
Just because a probate estate has been closed by a probate court, this does not mean that it cannot be reopened. Indeed, public policy favors finality and the closing of estates. A non-contested estate is supposed to be closed within 12 months from the issuance of letters of administration. However, if probate assets are subsequently located after closure, a probate can be reopened to distribute those. SeeFla. Prob. R….