From Florida Legal Wiki
A Personal Representative is an individual who has been designated in a Will or by a court to administer the Estate of a deceased individual. The activities of the Personal Representative are supervised by the Probate Court.
The principle duties of the personal representative are:
- to inventory and collect the assets of the decedent;
- to manage the assets during administration;
- to receive and pay the claims of creditors and tax collectors; and
- to distribute the remaining assets to those entitled.