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Florida Contracts and the Defense of Unconscionability

Uncategorized Mar 27, 2019
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What is the defense of unconscionability? What is the difference between substantive unconscionability and procedural unconscionability? What should Florida probate lawyers know about unconscionability? When could this defense be raised in your Florida probate case or Palm Beach contract dispute? You may want to read a Florida Fourth DCA opinion, AMS Staff Leasing Inc. v. Taylor. Although this is not a Florida probate matter, it is a Florida civil case that defines both procedural and substantive unconscionability. 

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Probate Litigation: Florida Wills and Divorce

Uncategorized Mar 27, 2019
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How can divorce affect an inheritance? Will my ex-husband still inherit from my Palm Beach estate if we get divorced? What happens if you leave an ex-spouse property in a Florida will? Are you involved in a probate matter regarding divorce and a Florida will? If so, you may want to read a recent Second DCA opinion, Gordon v. Fishman.

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Can Your Ex Spouse Inherit From Your Florida Will If You Forget to Change It?

Uncategorized Mar 27, 2019
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Did you write a Florida will while you were married? What if that marriage has ended and your forget to change your will before you pass away? Can your ex-wife or ex-husband still inherit from your will if you get a divorce? If you are involved in a Palm Beach probate matter where an ex-spouse inherits in the decedent’s will, you may want to read a recent Second DCA opinion, Gordon v. Fishman.

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Why Should I Create an Estate Plan?

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2019
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How does dementia affect probate litigation? How does dementia affect a revocable trust?  Why is it so important to meet with your Florida estate planning attorney to draft a will or trust? How can a Florida estate plan help you to avoid a guardianship? How can a solid estate plan help you if you suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s? Why should I create an estate plan in Florida? What do probate litigators and guardianship lawyers need to know about dementia? How can dementia affect an estate?

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Florida Probate Litigation: Do Ex-Spouses Have the Same Inheritance Rights as Surviving Spouses?

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2019
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Did you know that divorce can substantially affect your Florida inheritance rights? What should West Palm Beach probate lawyers know about divorce and inheritance rights in Florida? If I divorce my husband, will I still inherit if I am listed as a beneficiary in his Florida will? What happens if my husband divorces me but forgets to take me out of his Orlando will?  What if I am a listed beneficiary in my ex-wife’s will that she executed during our marriage? If you are asking yourself about any of these questions, you may wish to read Florida Statute 732.507. 

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Florida Wills : Who Can Write a Valid Palm Beach Will?

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2019
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Are you thinking of writing a Florida will? Who’s allowed to write a will in Florida? Can you write a Palm Beach will if you are only 15 years old? What can an estate planning attorney assist you with? What should you know before executing an Orlando will or trust? Did you know that you must be of ” sound mind” to execute a valid will in Florida? You may want to read Florida Statute 732.501. 

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Wrongful Death Appeals and Damages

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2019
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West Palm Beach lawyers know that wrongful death cases in Florida usually involve damages. What are compensatory damages? What are punitive damages? What Florida statute(s) should be applied to determine what damages should be awarded? If you are involved in wrongful death lawsuit in Florida, you may want to read a recent Fourth DCA opinion, Philip Morris USA Inc & R.J Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Stanley Martin & Estate of Carole Martin. 

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Who Does the Personal Representative of a Florida Estate Need to Serve a Copy of the Notice of Administration to?

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2019
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Have you been named the personal representative in a Florida will? Have you been appointed the personal representative or executor of a Florida estate by a probate judge? What should you know about being a personal representative in Florida? Did you know that the personal representatives has duties that must be met? Do you know who you need to serve with the petition for administration? You should read Florida Probate Code section 733.212.

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Florida Probate Litigation: Can You Object to a Florida Will or Probate?

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2019
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Do you know how to file an objection to a West Palm Beach trust or will? Do you know how to object to a 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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