2d DCA: What’s the “dependent relative revocation” doctrine and why should trusts and estates lawyers care?Ethics violation = undue influence = attorney and paralegal forfeit $7.2 million bequestWill contest casts a shadow on a prominent St. Petersburg estate-planning lawyer who stands to gain millions
Do you need a court order to file a late elective-share claim?If a married couple take title to their home jointly, does the deed have to say anything else to trigger the tenancy by the entireties (TBE) presumption?A User’s Guide to Prosecuting Claims under Florida’s Uniform Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death Act
Do you need a court order to file a late elective-share claim?If a married couple take title to their home jointly, does the deed have to say anything else to trigger the tenancy by the entireties (TBE) presumption?Florida needs to adopt the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act
What's it take to prove criminal "intent" in exploitation of the elderly cases?Can arguing for the appointment of a court-appointed guardian to handle litigation for an incapacitated adult if she previously executed a valid DPOA get you (and your lawyer) sanctioned?Is personal service of process needed to challenge a DPOA?
Florida must recognize gay widower’s Delaware marriage for purposes of appointing the non-resident personal representative of his ancillary estate, Palm Beach probate judge rulesAre evidentiary hearings required when removing a PR or refusing to appoint a PR with statutory priority?3d DCA: Is a PR entitled to due process prior to being removed by court order?