Category: Wills

Probate Issues: What if a Personal Representative Breaches Their Fiduciary Duty?

Fri Apr 16, 2021 | Probate |

The personal representative named in a will has a tremendous amount of responsibility when it comes to the probate process. In a nutshell, this responsibility is referred to as their “fiduciary duty.” A fiduciary duty is the obligation to act in someone else’s interest rather than their own. Some of […]

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The Advantages of Hiring an Estate Lawyer

Tue Aug 25, 2020 | Trusts |

Many people question whether it’s worth the time and money to hire an attorney to help them with their estate planning in today’s age of information. Because of their low cost, online forms are extremely attractive, and the assumption is that they must be valid if they are being offered […]

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Are “No Contest” Clauses Valid in Florida?

Fri Feb 28, 2020 | Wills |

Challenging a will is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. In addition to the time and money it takes to challenge a will, it can lead to a great deal of friction between the heirs. In an attempt to prevent challenges, many wills and trusts include a “no […]

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