LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida Estate and Probate Practice

This practice guide is essential for Florida attorneys facing estate planning or probate issues. Checklists and forms included are invaluable to daily practice.

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Experience the new standard in practice guides. The LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida Estate and Probate Practice gives you step-by-step guidance in the areas of estate planning and probate issues and quickly points you to information and answers for the many questions and tasks you may have.

With this guide, you get complete and current coverage on the many activities related to Florida Estate and Probate Practice, including basic estate planning, wills, tax implications, homestead rights, intestate succession, asset administration, and more.
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With its concise writing style, streamlined chapter format, abundance of checklists and forms, and abundance of references to leading and related cases, you'll find a practice guide that's easy for you to use. Add to that the cross references to analytical content, and the extensive and authoritative guidance from a consultative board of experienced Florida practitioners and judges, and you'll know it's what a practice guide was meant to be.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Basic Estate Planning
Chapter 2: Overview of Federal Transfer Taxes
Chapter 3: Inter Vivos, Testamentary, and Post-Mortem Planning
Chapter 4: Homestead Rights: Surviving Spouse, Children, and Heirs
Chapter 5: Additional Family Rights and Waiver of Rights
Chapter 6: Intestate Succession
Chapter 7: Overview of Wills: Purpose and General Requirements
Chapter 8: Content of Will
Chapter 9: Devises: Planning and Drafting
Chapter 10: Wills: Adminstrative Provisions
Chapter 11: Wills and Codicils: Execution and Revocation
Chapter 12: Trust Elements and Provisions
Chapter 13: Inter Vivos and Testamentary Trusts
Chapter 14: Revocable Living Trusts and Pour-over Wills
Chapter 15: Preliminary Steps and Overview of Probate
Chapter 16: Commencement of Formal Administration and Handling Potential Contests
Chapter 17: Estate Administration of Assets
Chapter 18: Accountings, Closing the Estate, and Resolving Disputes
Chapter 19: Limited Administration
Chapter 20: Trust Administration
Chapter 21: Trust Principal and Income