Florida Probate Law FAQ
Find answers to your questions about probate, will contests, and other legal matters:
People create trusts for a variety of reasons. Some create them for creditor protection. Others create them because they are concerned about providing the beneficiaries with large sums of money all at once. Although these reasons may be valid and
What rights does a divorced spouse have to inherit from a former spouse’s estate?
Fla. Stat. § 732.703 became effective in 2012 and concerns beneficiary designations on life insurance policies, annuities, IRAs, 401ks and other employee benefit plans. The statute is perceived
Can we agree to something else?
The law in Florida is clear in its intentions to protect a surviving spouse from being disinherited. Fla. Stat. 732.201-732.2155 specifies the applicable rules for a surviving spouse to claim the elective share, which essentially