Rule 5.470. Ancillary Administration
(a) Petition. The petition for ancillary letters shall include an authenticated copy of so much of the domiciliary proceedings as will show:
(1) For a testate estate the will, petition for probate, order admitting the will to probate, and authority of the personal representative; or
(2) For an intestate estate the petition for administration and authority of the personal representative to act.
(b) Notice. Before ancillary letters shall be issued to any person, formal notice shall be given to:
(1) All known persons qualified to act as ancillary personal representative and whose entitlement to preference of appointment is equal to or greater than petitioner’s and who have not waived notice or joined in the petition; and
(2) All domiciliary personal representatives who have not waived notice or joined in the petition.
(c) Probate of Will. On filing the authenticated copy of a will, the court shall determine whether the will complies with Florida law to entitle it to probate. If it does comply, the court shall admit the will to probate.