Litigation Under Florida Probate Code
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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