IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

IN AND FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 4-6.0

RE: AUTHORIZATION FOR CLERK TO REVIEW PROBATE FILES

WHEREAS the orderly and efficient administration of justice requires that complete documents be presented to the Court in probate and guardianship matters, it is, therefore,

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the Clerk of Courts Probate Division is hereby authorized and directed to review for sufficiency all documents presented for filing prior to submission to the Court. The review shall include but not be limited to such matters as required signatures, notarizations, complete listing of beneficiaries/heirs, proper preference in the appointment of personal representatives/guardians, appropriate bonds or depository accounts and other statutory requirements prior to the entry of orders of discharge.

DONE AND ORDERED, in Chambers, at Bartow, Polk County Florida, this 3rd day of March, 1994.

RANDALL G. MCDONALD

Chief Judge