FL Probate Blog
Posts Tagged: last will & testament
Lawyers and probate courts are frequently asked by relatives of a deceased to consider evidence well beyond the four corners of a last will in determining the “true” donative intent of the testator. However, courts, at least in Florida, are
A Call For Help from the Probate Bar to the Psychology Clinicians
The dramatic increase of cases challenging the validity of wills based on the deficient mental capacity of the person making the will has been measured, verified, and commented on
A Look at the Requirements of Will Revocation by Physical Act
Flush It Down the Toilet!
Florida is one of several states that have a strict requirement for revocation of a person’s Will. Florida law allows a person to revoke their
Ouch! Stinging Stipulations: Florida’s First District Court of Appeal reverses trial court’s appointment of personal representative of estate based on strict application of probate statute and the litigants’ own stipulation.
As a probate litigation attorney, I frequently stipulate to a variety