FL Probate Blog

Category: Probate Litigation

A Cautionary Tale from the First District Court of Appeal:  exercise a power of appointment with great care to avoid harsh results.

In general, Florida Circuit Courts sit in equity over trust and will disputes and are thus empowered to look


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I Made a Mistake!

Particularly in their later years, people begin addressing how their assets will be distributed amongst their loved-ones.  Whether by creating a trust for the first time or by amending a previous one, people try to make sure


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Client’s often call Adrian Philip Thomas, P.A. to ask “how do I contest a Will?”  There are specific grounds and legal reasons needed to challenge a Will in Florida and a skilled Florida probate lawyer can provide guidance.

First, the Will


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If an individual elects not to execute a Last Will and Testament, then Florida law makes provisions for distribution of his assets at death.  One area where this is of particular note is Florida’s Simultaneous Death Law, found in Florida Statute § 732.601. 


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