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Are Beneficiaries of a Florida Trust Entitled to a Trust Accounting? Yes!

Uncategorized Apr 16, 2019
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Beneficiaries of a Florida trust have a right under Florida Probate and Trust law to “relevant information.” This includes accountings. Therefore, when you are the beneficiary of a Florida trust, you have a right to order an accounting of that trust. In fact, Florida trustees are required to make a trust accounting annually. In regards to a Palm Beach estate, personal representatives are required to file an inventory and then an accounting before they close the estate. As a beneficiary of a Palm Beach trust, the Florida Trust Code gives you this right. If you are the beneficiary of a Florida estate, the Florida Probate Code also gives you the right to an accounting.

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Trust, Estates, and Undue Influence

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2019
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Are you involved in an inheritance conflict, will contest or petition to provoke probate in a Florida probate court? If so, you may have heard about undue influence. Undue influence is a term that a lot of people have heard of, but don’t know a lot about it. West Palm Beach trust and estates lawyers know that a will may be void in a Palm Beach probate action if the will was obtained through undue influence.

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Florida Caveats and Estates

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2019
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Pankauski Hauser limits its practice to trust and probate litigation, and civil appeals, throughout Florida. Are you questioning whether or not a certain Florida estate is being probated? What can you do to find out what’s going on with your mom or dad’s estate? Are you unsure as to whether a decedent’s Palm Beach estate is being administered ? What if the decedent owned you money and you’re a creditor? What if you’re an interested person or family member who is supposed to receive an inheritance and no one is telling you what’s going on?

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Florida Probate Fraud & Undue Influence

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2019
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Do you believe that you are a victim of probate fraud in Florida? What is probate fraud? What should probate litigators in West Palm Beach know about probate fraud? Is undue influence an example of probate fraud? When should you call a West Palm Beach wills lawyer?

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What is Florida Statute 57.105?

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2019
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In Florida, can you get sanctions against the other side for a frivolous lawsuit? What is a frivolous lawsuit in Florida probate litigation? What should my probate law firm know about frivolous lawsuits? What is Florida Statute, section 57.105? West Palm Beach wills lawyers know that this statute may be able to get you attorney’s fees.

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What Do I Do if I Discover a Later Florida Will?

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2019
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Estate litigators know that the most recent valid will of a decedent is the will that is used in the probate process in Florida. What if two wills are discovered during the probate process and then AFTER the estate has been completely administered, a third will is found? Can a beneficiary still offer the third will to the probate court? When is it too late to petition to revoke the probate of an earlier will? What should Florida lawyers know about discovering later wills? You may want to read Florida Statute 733.208.

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Florida Family and Probate Law: How Do You Appeal an Injunction

Uncategorized Apr 14, 2019
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What is an injunction? Trust and estates attorneys know that you have to prove four things to get a valid injunction in Florida. What are those four things? What should your Florida probate lawyer or family lawyer know about injunctions? What must a party seeking a temporary injunction establish? If your civil litigation case involves a temporary injunction, you may want to read a November 14, 2018 Fourth DCA opinion, Olson v. Olson. Olson v. Olson  This was an appeal regarding a temporary injunction that prevented the former husband from being able to access his assets. These assets included an impending inheritance. Did the former wife provide the necessary evidence required to show that a temporary injunction should be granted? Should the temporary injunction be reversed by the appellate court? What did the 4th DCA say? Click here to read the entire case and find out!  If you are in need of an experienced Florida litigator, call (561)514-0900 Ext.101 for a free consultation.

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