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
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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
In Florida, one of the pleading requirements for a Will Contest or Trust Contest is a general allegation in the complaint that the contestant renounces any benefit he or she receives under the challenged document.
The “renunciation rule” is an equitable doctrine