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Category: Probate

The Probate Litigation Process: Here’s What You Need to Know

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | Estate Planning |

When someone dies, their estate must be admitted to probate in order to legally transfer their assets to their heirs. The process is court-supervised and is largely administerial, particularly when the will is clear and the personal representative is conscientious in performing their duties. Along the way, heirs, beneficiaries, and […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Florida’s Probate Process

Fri May 27, 2022 | Probate |

Probate refers to the judicial process of administering a will. While some probate cases can result in litigation, most probate cases are purely administerial – the court merely supervises the process to ensure that all legal requirements are met and the wishes of the decedent are being honored. This generally […]

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What is Tortious Interference with an Inheritance?

Fri Apr 29, 2022 | Estate Planning |

There is a broad spectrum of potential claims when discussing probate litigation, with will disputes and breach of fiduciary duty claims being among the most common. However, there is a relatively new type of claim that is becoming increasingly common – tortious interference with an expected inheritance. A Boca Raton […]

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Four Myths About Probate

Fri Apr 15, 2022 | Probate |

Probate is a legal process whereby an estate is administered under the supervision of a court, often with the assistance of a Boca Raton probate attorney. While probate has some disadvantages, avoiding probate shouldn’t be the primary focus of your estate planning strategy. Some of the most common myths about […]

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