Florida Courts Exercising Jurisdiction Over Property Outside of Florida
So ask your probate litigation lawyer what jurisdiction a Florida court has over non Florida property as well as legal actors that are in the state.
Florida courts exercising jurisdiction over property outside of the State of Florida. Hello my name is John Pankauski. The trial attorneys and appellate lawyers at Pankauski Hauser spend a lot of time in court drafting lawsuits having trials and litigation matters involving property, stuff assets, money Financial accounts and real estate. The laws in Florida has very specific rules on real estate. We have a local Rule and it tells us where we file a lawsuit regarding real property. Many times when there’s trust or estates involved, the question becomes can you file a Florida lawsuit, for property that might be in a trust or an estate that’s located outside the State of Florida. When does the court have jurisdiction over non Florida property. You can read a very recent appellate opinion about this subject to learn more read the Schanck case It is April 30th 2018 case from Florida’s First District Court of Appeal. There are due process and constitutional law arguments to that as well as the authority of a Florida Court to litigate or hear matters, exercise jurisdiction over non Florida property but also remember that sometimes there’s another legal way to skin a cat. The court may not have jurisdiction over non Florida property or particular property but if a court has jurisdiction over a trustee an executor or personal representative of probate or Guardian the court the Florida Court may be able to order or command that legal actor to do things including to take actions regarding non Florida property. So ask your probate litigation lawyer what jurisdiction a Florida court has over non Florida property as well as legal actors that are in the state.