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Category Archives: Probate Litigation

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When a Beneficiary Dies Before Receiving an Inheritance

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

It’s not easy when a loved one dies. Not only are you dealing with the grief associated with the loss of your family member, but you are likely dealing with probate issues as well. This is especially true if one of your beneficiaries dies before they can receive an inheritance. Such a situation can… Read More »

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Can You Go Through the Probate Process Without an Attorney?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Your mother recently died and your father has been deceased for several years. As the oldest child, you have been named executor of the estate. The beneficiaries are you and your two younger siblings. Your mother has a will and since she lived with you, her main asset is just several thousand dollars in… Read More »

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Should You Contest a Will That Exercises Dead Hand Control?

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

It can be hard to lose a beloved family member. It can be even harder to find out that you were included in the will, but only if certain conditions were met. This happens in many cases. For example, the deceased may require that the beneficiary be a certain religion, marry a certain person,… Read More »

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Simplifying the Probate Process

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

It is hardly ever easy when a loved one dies. There is, of course, the grief involved. If you’ve been appointed executor of the estate, you’ll be tasked with dealing with all of the financial aspects that the deceased left behind. If you are the executor, you have a big job ahead. First, you… Read More »

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Disputing a Life Insurance Beneficiary

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

You and your husband were married for 10 years before he died. This was his second marriage. When he died, he had a life insurance policy, but instead of naming you as the beneficiary, the policy lists his ex-wife. He never updated the policy after marrying you. This can be a frustrating situation. You… Read More »

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Common Probate Issues

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

In an ideal world, everything would go smoothly when a loved one died. The person would have a will or trust in place, everything would be divided fairly among family members and everyone would be able to move on with their lives quickly. However, this is rarely the case. Family members often get quite… Read More »

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Florida’s Inheritance Laws

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Whether you plan to retire in Florida and want to better understand Florida’s inheritance laws so you can be sure your heirs can access your estate with as little trouble as possible or you are the heir to a deceased loved one’s Florida estate, it is essential that you understand Florida’s inheritance laws. The… Read More »

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Contesting Estate Administration Over Breach of Fiduciary Duties

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

When a friend or family member passes away, the last thing anyone wants to do is hash out estate legalities in court. In fact, surviving loved ones often frown upon those who contest a will or estate administration for this very reason, and anyone who raises an issue with the estate is often viewed… Read More »

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Not Just Anyone Can Challenge a Will in Florida – Here is What You Need to Know

By Edward J. Jennings, P.A. |

Challenging a will is never fun, and it is certainly not easy, but in certain situations, it is necessary. Though grounds for challenging a will vary from state to state, it is safe to assume that if a will was not signed in accordance with state laws, that the testator lacked the capacity to… Read More »

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