Litigation under Florida Probate Code


By The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education

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

This new edition discusses numerous recent statutory and rules changes and reflects the latest case law.

This new edition:

  • Covers recent court rule amendments, including
  • New Fla.R.App.P. 9.170, Appeal Proceedings in Probate and Guardianship Cases
  • Email service and electronic filing
  • Discusses recent statutory authority, including
  • F.S. 732.615, which permits judicial reformation and modification of wills
  • F.S. 732.616, which permits an interested person to petition the court to modify a will to achieve the testator's tax objectives in a manner that is not contrary to the testator's probable intent
  • Analyzes recent case law affecting Medicaid and Medicare liens
  • Discusses the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
  • Updates case law throughout
  • Litigation under Florida Probate Code