probate litigation

The Guide to Ancillary Probate Administration

Under Florida law, when someone who owns assets in Florida passes away while residing in another state or country, the Florida property cannot be distributed through an out-of-state probate proceeding. Instead, a process called ancillary probate administration is required to pass ownership of the Florida assets to the deceased’s heirs or beneficiaries.  What is Probate …

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Can You Revoke Probate?

It happens more than you would think: a court preliminarily admits a will for probate before some family members even know it has been filed and before they have had an opportunity to contest it. There are a variety of reasons a will can be contested. Perhaps someone exercised undue influence over your deceased loved …

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