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How to Contest a Trust From Home

Today’s technologies have made contesting a trust easier than you think. We have substantial experience working with remote clients who never physically come into our offices, provide hard-copy documents, and physically never go to court, yet we’ve been able to help them obtain their rightful inheritance and trust distributions. Whatever challenge you may be facing …

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“Leading with Empathy” is the cornerstone of RMO LLP Founding Partners Scott Rahn and Sean Muntz’s effort to build a national inheritance dispute law firm with intention.

Scott Rahn’s passion for the national inheritance dispute law firm he and long-time friend and co-founder Sean Muntz have been quietly building over the past decade stems from his deep affection for his late grandmother, Mary. “She was my absolute favorite person,” said Rahn, whose grandmother ran the family farm she was born on in …

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PROBATE DISPUTE LAW FIRM RMO LLP CONTINUES STRATEGIC EXPANSION

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Maintaining its successful pattern of hiring experienced probate litigation talent, national probate and inheritance dispute law firm RMO LLP announced today that seasoned probate litigator Savannah Brutto has joined the firm to launch its Westlake Village, California office, and senior probate paralegal Tina Chavez has joined the firm in its Orange County, California office. “We could not be happier to be …

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How Do You Split an Inherited House?

Jointly inheriting real estate can be tricky, particularly when the beneficiaries don’t agree on what to do with the property. This situation often occurs when multiple siblings inherit their parent’s home as co-owners. When siblings disagree over whether to keep the property or sell it, increased family tensions can make an already emotional time even …

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Do All Estates Have To Go Through Probate in Florida?

In Florida, most estates will go through some sort of probate process. However, not every estate will need to go through probate. For instance, if a person passes away without a will and all of their assets have beneficiaries or joint owners with rights of survivorship, probate is likely not required. But since most people …

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What Constitutes Undue Pressure or Influence in Florida?

Undue influence or pressure is a legal cause of action that can be used to invalidate a will or trust in Florida. You can also challenge beneficiary designations for payable-on-death bank and securities accounts in Florida.  If you can win an undue pressure lawsuit, a probate court may be forced to invalidate an entire inheritance …

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How Long Do You Have To Contest Probate in Florida?

If a person passes away without a will, their assets are distributed by probate court according to Florida’s intestate succession laws. However, having a will does not mean you avoid probate court.  Florida probate court governs the disposition of all descendants’ (the person who passed away) estates. Many assets will pass directly to designated beneficiaries …

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What Are the Inheritance Laws in Florida?

In Florida, inheritance laws are based on whether there was a valid, enforceable last will and testament for the person who passed. If they had executed and signed a will, their remaining assets would typically be distributed according to the wishes outlined in the document. However, if someone passes away without a will, their assets …

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How Do You Prove Tortious Interference?

Tortious interference is when a third party to a contract intentionally acts to harm the financial potential of the relationship. While it is usually associated with business contracts, wills and trusts can be subject to tortious interference in Florida. An inheritance can be a significant financial event in your life. If someone improperly interfered to …

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Is Breach of Fiduciary Duty a Crime in Florida?

A breach of fiduciary duty occurs when a “fiduciary,” such as the personal representative of an estate, a trustee, or a guardian, fails to comply with the duties created by the nature of their relationship with another person.  A fiduciary relationship exists whenever one person places confidence and trust in and is at some level …

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