Administration of Trusts in Florida

This popular book provides in-depth coverage of the Florida Trust Code and its amendments and explains all facets of trust administration in Florida.

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The revised Eleventh Edition of this perennial bestseller addresses in-depth the Florida Trust Code and subsequent amendments to the Code passed by the Legislature. In addition, this new edition features extensive treatment of all facets of trust administration.

Highlights of the new Eleventh Edition include:

  • Updating and discussions of statute references.
  • Highlighting or discussion of recent and current case opinions.
  • New discussion regarding
    • Determining fiduciaries losses
    • SECURE Act
    • Fees when representing a trustee
    • Florida Uniform Directed Trust Act
    • Florida Community Property Trust Act

Tax considerations are stressed throughout the text, and are treated in depth in Chapter 12 of the manual. With the explosive increase in the use of trusts by Florida residents, this updated manual addresses a myriad of issues that attorneys practicing in this area are likely to confront on a daily basis.

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The ISBN of the 10th Edition was 9781522178071.

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Table of contents

 Chapter 1  Introduction
Denis A. Kleinfeld

Chapter 2  Powers, Duties, And Liabilities Of Trustees
William Kalish

Chapter 3  Resignation, Removal, And Appointment Of Successor Trustees
Barry F. Spivey and Cady L. Huss

Chapter 4  Prudent Investor Act
Stewart A. Marshall, J. Clay Singleton, and Neil W. Scott

Chapter 5  Trust Accountings
William R. Swindle and Jon P. Skelton

Chapter 6  Creditors' Rights To Assets In Trust
Jerome L. Wolf

Chapter 7  Lapse, Antilapse, And Descendible Beneficial Interests In Trusts
William Kalish

Chapter 8  Termination And Modification Of Express Trusts
Brian J. Felcoski and Jon Scuderi

Chapter 9  Trust Litigation
Steven L. Hearn

Chapter 10  Qualified Domestic Trusts
Laura Kristin Sundberg and Christine L. Weingart

Chapter 11  Funding Trusts
Charles Ian Nash and Nina Vaghaiwalla Rawal

Chapter 12  Tax Considerations
J. Eric Taylor

Chapter 13  Compensation Of Trustees And Attorneys
Jon Scuderi

Chapter 14  Title Problems and Issues
William Kalish

Chapter 15  Offshore Trusts
Denis A. Kleinfeld

Chapter 16  Charitable Trusts
J. Eric Taylor and Marla Bohlander

Chapter 17  Special Needs Trusts
David J. Lillesand, Marjorie E. Wolasky, and Amy J. Fanzlaw

Chapter 18  The Florida Trust Code
Laura Kristin Sundberg and Andrew H. Thompson