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Practice Under Florida Probate Code

A practitioner's guide to the Florida Probate Code with a complete analysis of steps you must take to administer an estate in Florida.

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Written by skilled probate attorneys, Practice Under Florida Probate Code provides comprehensive analysis of all the steps you need to take to administer an estate in Florida. It features discussions of major changes to the Probate Code made over the past few years, alerts the user to recent changes to the Florida Probate Rules, and highlights relevant tax considerations. Forms, sample accountings, and charts for basic probate practice enhance the book’s practitioner focus.

Highlights of the new Tenth Edition include coverage of:

  • Points of remote/online notarization within probate cases as a result of F.S. 117 amendments
  • The jurisdiction of unclaimed property
  • Application of Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Access Act
  • Distinction within Ch. 2018-22 of homestead waiver right and new forms regarding homestead
  • Elective share law changes
  • Current case law with explanations and additional legislative and rule amendments

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Table of contents

 Chapter 1  Important Preliminary Administration Issues
Staff of the Legal Publications Department of The Florida Bar

Chapter 2  Practice And Procedure
Robert F. Iseley, Jr

Chapter 3  Jurisdiction
Jay L. Kauffman

Chapter 4  Functions Of Lawyers And Personal Representatives
Shane Kelley and Jenna Rubin

Chapter 5  Initial Steps In Probate And Administration
Randall L. Marker

Chapter 6  Inventory And Appraisal
Rose M. LaFemina

Chapter 7  Elective Share
Daniel A. Hanley, William T. Hennessey, and Cristina Papanikos

Chapter 8  Creditors' Claims And Family Allowance
Frank T. Pilotte

Chapter 9  Management Of Decedent's Property
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Chapter 10  Sales And Transfers Of Estate Assets
Tami F. Conetta

Chapter 11  Determination Of Beneficiaries And Their Interests
Pamela O. Price

Chapter 12  Fiduciary Accountings
Sandra Graham Sheets and Craig A. Mundy

Chapter 13  Partial Distributions
Pamela O. Price

Chapter 14  Final Distribution And Discharge
Jeffrey S. Goethe

Chapter 15  Compensation Of Personal Representatives And Lawyers And Other
 Expenses Of Administration

Staff of the Legal Publications Department of The Florida Bar

Chapter 16  Curators
Robert F. Iseley, Jr

Chapter 17  Ancillary Administration
Robert A. Dawkins and Kateena E. Manners

Chapter 18  Small Estates And Summary Proceedings
Frank T. Pilotte

Chapter 19  Homestead And Exempt Personal Property
Tae Kelley Bronner and Rohan Kelley

Chapter 20  Pitfalls In Estate Administration—A View From The Bench
Hon. Mark A. Speiser

Chapter 21  Probate Litigation
Staff of the Legal Publications Departmentof The Florida Bar

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