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Guardianship Lawsuits: What Happens if a Court Appointed West Palm Beach Attorney Fails to Contact His or Her Client?

Uncategorized Nov 15, 2017
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Are you an alleged incapacitated person in Florida? Has an attorney been appointed to you by the court for your incapacity proceeding? What if no court appointed lawyer ever contacted you to help you with your guardianship hearing? As an alleged incapacitated person, can you hire your own counsel to represent you? If you are involved in a guardianship proceeding in Florida, you may want to read Campbell v. Campell.

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Florida Probate Litigation: Do you know how to object to a probate?

Uncategorized Nov 15, 2017
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Do you know how to file an objection to an Orlando will? Do you know how to object to a Florida probate? When do you file an objection to a Palm Beach estate proceeding? Did you get a notice or petition for administration? Do you know the difference between a notice for administration and a petition for administration? If you are involved in a Florida estate proceeding, or know about a Florida probate but have not received any notices, you should be aware that you have a limited window of time to get in there and exercise your rights! You should talk to a West Palm Beach litigation law firm or a probate litigator who handles these types of trials. To learn more about objecting to a Florida probate, you should read Florida Probate Code section 733.212.

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When do I Need a West Palm Beach Curator?

Uncategorized Nov 15, 2017
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What is a curator? Why would I need a Florida curator involved with my probate matter? What is Florida Probate Rule 5.122? What should West Palm Beach trust lawyers know about curators? When is a curator necessary? What should I do if a petition for appointment of a curator is filed? Should by Florida probate attorney file a petition for the appointment of a curator? Does a probate judge appoint a curator?

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Florida Probate Lawsuits: Conflicts of Interests and Motions to Disqualify

Uncategorized Nov 15, 2017
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Are you involved in a Florida probate or guardianship lawsuit? Has a relative recently passed away in Fort Lauderdale or Boca Raton? Are you in the process of interviewing Florida trust and estates law firms? Have the Palm Beach law firms you’ve interviewed asked you for the name of the parties involved so that they can conduct a conflict check? How can conducting a conflict check before speaking with prospective clients help estate lawyers avoid disqualification?

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Attorneys Fees and Palm Beach Guardianships

Uncategorized Nov 15, 2017
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One of the hot topics for West Palm Beach attorneys and judges right now is attorneys fees. Are you involved in guardianship litigation in Florida? If you are, you shouldn’t assume that the court will permit all of the attorneys fees to be paid from the ward’s assets.That doesn’t always happen. The ward is the person who is deemed incapacitated and in need of a guardian.

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Florida Guardianship Litigation: Is an Alleged Incapacitated Person Entitled to Counsel of His or Her Own Choosing?

Uncategorized Nov 14, 2017
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What is guardianship litigation in Florida? What should probate attorneys know about guardianship lawsuits? If an incapacity proceeding is filed, does the alleged incapacitated person have a right to counsel? Does the alleged incapacitated person have a right to choose their own counsel or do they only get a court appointed attorney? A May 16,2017 First DCA opinion discusses this issue.

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