"Generally. Yes, you can still serve as personal representative and that's actually pretty common. Florida. A lot of people retire here and the children live in a different state. So they may want to serve as personal representative. And generally that's fine. Florida laws is pretty clear that if you are related to the person who passed away and you reside out of state, you can serve as personal representative.

However, some people just because it's not very convenient, we'll we'll have us, or have their attorney serve as personal representative on their behalf. But if you're related and you want to serve as personal representative and you reside outside of the state, that's fine."