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Litigation Under Florida Probate Code

A great resource for litigating probate cases in Florida, this book will guide you through complex matters such as will construction and creditors' claims.

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Turn to this manual when a probate matter appears headed toward litigation. Leading Florida probate practitioners will guide you through the complex issues that arise in probate such as homestead, will construction proceedings, creditors' claims, and compensation disputes.

The Twelfth Edition of Litigation Under Florida Probate Code discusses numerous recent statutory and rules changes and reflects the latest case law. This new edition also incorporates discussions of hot topics including:

  • Discussion regarding actions on behalf or against estates.
  • Discussion of new safe harbor language.
  • Discussion regarding party substitution in wrongful death claims.
  • Discussion of recent changes to the Florida Probate Code.
  • Updates and discussions of statute references.
  • Highlighting or discussion of recent and current case opinions.

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Table of contents

 Chapter 1  Procedural Considerations
Sean Kelley, Shane Kelley, and Jenna Rubin

Chapter 2  Intestate Succession
Michael D. Simon, William T. Hennessey, John C. Moran, and Jamison C. Evert

Chapter 3  Will And Trust Contests
George F. Wilsey and Steven M. Wilsey

Chapter 4  Rights Of The Surviving Family
Amy B. Beller and Jorja M. Williams

Chapter 5  Jointly Held Assets
W. Fletcher Belcher

Chapter 6  Creditors' Claims
Pamela O. Price

Chapter 7  Will Construction
Michael D. Simon, William T. Hennessey, John C. Moran, and Christine B. Sweet

Chapter 8  Homestead Litigation
Brian J. Felcoski and Jon Scuderi

Chapter 9  Removal Of Personal Representative And Surcharge
J. Grier Pressly, III and James G. Pressly, Jr
Jury Trials In Probate
Nicklaus J. Curley and Elizabeth A. Bowers

Chapter 10  Compensation Disputes
Jeffrey S. Goethe and Andre R. Perron
Wrongful Death Claims
Eve A. Bouchard and Charles Ian Nash

Chapter 11  Tortious Interference In Estate Planning
W. Fletcher Belcher

Chapter 12  Appellate Practice In Probate
Robin I. Bresky and Jeremy S. Dicker