One of the most common tools used to take advantage of the elderly in Florida is the Power of Attorney document. This document, once executed by an individual (the Principal) […]Read more ›
Florida law provides a procedural and statutory guide which sets for the rights/powers and obligations of an Executor in the State of Florida. In the State of Florida, an Executor […]Read more ›
One of the most common questions I receive from folks is simply “What is probate court?” Probate is the court-supervised process of distributing the assets of an individual, referred to […]Read more ›
Often times in Florida we see heirs or beneficiaries who realize that they have a share of a probate estate but for their own estate planning purposes, for taxes or […]Read more ›
If your reading this article, chances are you may have received the statutorily required notice to claimaints with an interest in surplus funds subsequent to a Tax Deed sale. The […]Read more ›
A common scenario in Florida Trust litigation occurs when a settlor creates a trust in Florida but the trustee is out of state. Questions arise as to the proper jurisdiction […]Read more ›
Florida law requires that the transfer of mobile homes in most cases be done through transfer of a certificate of title. The applicable Florida statute, Fla. Stat. 319.So22(1) provides: (1)Except […]Read more ›
One of the more frequently encountered areas of confusion in Florida Probate and real property disputes revolves around Florida’s state constitutional protections for homestead property. The Florida constitution Article 10, […]Read more ›
Importantly, in a Formal Administration a Personal Representative is nominated. Often referred to as an “executor” in other states, Florida requires that a person be appointed as the Personal Representative […]Read more ›
One of the primary justifications used for the blanket denial of coverage for many insurance claims stems from a general policy requirement contained in most Florida Homeowners’ Insurance policies that […]Read more ›
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