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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 Eleventh 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:

  • Discussions of impact of marriage status and same-sex marriages on intestate estates and jointly held assets
  • Explanation of new law impact on compensation disputes and tortious interference
  • Several new authors within this volume who add new material and different points of view
  • Updating of all sample forms
  • Updates of statutes, case law, and rules of court references

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CONTENTS

1.  Procedural Considerations

      Sean Kelley and Shane Kelley

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

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

4.  Rights Of The Surviving Family
      James A. Herb and Amy B. Beller

5.  Jointly Held Assets
      W. Fletcher Belcher

6.  Creditors’ Claims
      Pamela O. Price

7.  Will Construction
      Michael D. Simon and Nicklaus J. Curley

8.  Homestead Litigation
      Brian J. Felcoski and Jon Scuderi

9.  Removal Of Personal Representative And Surcharge
      J. Grier Pressly, III and James G. Pressly, Jr.

10.  Jury Trials In Probate
         Nicklaus J. Curley and Elizabeth A. Bowers

11.  Compensation Disputes
         Jeffrey S. Goethe and Andre R. Perron

12.  Wrongful Death Claims
         Gregory S. Hansen and Charles Ian Nash

13.  Tortious Interference In Estate Planning
         W. Fletcher Belcher


14.  Appellate Practice In Probate
         James A. Herb, Robin I. Bresky and Jeremy S. Dicker

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