Probate & Trust
Probate & Trust Litigation

The Florida Probate and Trust Litigation Committee is responsible for presenting periodic seminars regarding current probate and trust litigation topics, analyzing statutory changes and cases affecting probate and trust litigation, and otherwise providing input on issues involving probate and trust litigation.

 
NEXT MEETING WILL BE:
Thursday July 25, 2019
Noon - 2:00 pm
The Breakers (Venetian Ballroom)
Palm Beach, Florida 
 

We Thank the Sponsor of This Committee: Coral Gables Trust.

 
The Committee is currently working on the following projects:

Current Projects
 
Later-Dated/Discovered Wills Subcommittee
 
The subcommittee is studying whether the Florida Probate Code needs to clarify the deadline for a proponent of a later-discovered will to bring that action due to ambiguities and potential conflicts contained in Florida Statutes Sections 733.212, 733.2123, and 733.208.
 
 
Trust Contests and Distribution Issues Subcommittee
 
The subcommittee is studying the applicable statutes of limitations for revocable trusts, comparing the limitations period for other jurisdictions, and studying whether the limitations period should be amended or clarified in the Florida Trust Code, and whether a statute of repose should be implemented.
 
 
Trust Officer Individual Liability Subcommittee
 
The subcommittee is studying whether the six-month limitations period contained in 736.1008 should include trust officers, directors, and employees in addition to trustees.

 



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