Probate & Guardianship Statutes

Effective October 1, 2013, we now have F.S. 732.806, a new statute effectively codifying existing ethics Rule 4-1.8(c) as part of our probate code, and making a violation of this ethics rule an automatic basis for voiding any part …

Floridians invest significantly in beneficiary-designated nonprobate estate planning tools such as life insurance. These types of assets comprise the bulk of many Floridians’ estate plans because they are easy to obtain and, in many instances, affordable compared to other estate