This is my running list of significant Florida trusts-and-estates related appellate opinions for 2018. If you think I’ve missed an important case that deserves wider notice, please let me know. As new decisions are published I’ll add them to the list. The cases listed below are hyper-linked to the court’s original opinion and any commentary I may have written about the case.

  1. Crapo v. Provident Group-Continuum Properties, L.L.C., — So.3d —-, 2018 WL 771163 (Fla. 1st DCA February 08, 2018); Provident Group–Continuum Properties, L.L.C. v. Crapo, 157 So.3d 409 (Fla. 1st DCA Feb. 3, 2015) (what is a trust?)
  2. Schlesinger v. Jacob, — So.3d —-, 2018 WL 988292 (Fla. 3d DCA February 21, 2018) (guardianship fee petitions)
  3. Lindenau v. Lundeen, 2018 WL 1152403 (M.D. Florida March 05, 2018) (long-arm jurisdiction; malpractice claim)
  4. Crescenzo v. Simpson, — So.3d —-, 2018 WL 1219709 (Fla. 2d DCA March 09, 2018) (caveats; will challenges)