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Category Archives: Probate Litigation

Can a person in Florida disinherit their spouse or child?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Family dynamics can be complicated, especially if a person in Florida tries to disinherit a relative. The reason for the disinheritance aside, it is important to know that there are some laws that override a person’s will. This may be the case for a decedent’s surviving spouse and children. If the decedent is survived… Read More »

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My dad’s estate is going into probate: What should I expect?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

If your parent recently died in Florida, the estate will likely need to go through the probate process. In the vast majority of probate cases, the process will be uncontested. However, if there is a disgruntled family member, a contestation is possible. In this case, you may need to take legal action to protect… Read More »

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Planning for the unthinkable

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

No one wants to consider their own death. The mere thought of it is frightening to many, and it is an inevitability that is almost always best left unspoken of. But the fact remains that, as of today, there is no way to cheat death, no way to beat it. As they say, when… Read More »

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How can I assure that my final health decisions are met?

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The death of a loved one can leave a family in shambles. This may be especially true if the person who passed away had significant assets. To avoid such potential issues and arguments between family members, it is often in a person’s best interest to create a will. A will can not only establish… Read More »

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Judge believes it will take time to settle rocker’s estate

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Most Florida residents know that not having a will can lead to big problems for potential heirs. Without the proper estate planning tools to guide them, a decedent’s family will not know how to correctly allocate assets from the estate. Worse, the heirs may begin to fight with one another over what asset belongs… Read More »

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What are some common reasons for challenging a will?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

A will is supposed to contain the final legal wishes of the testator and most people gathered at a will reading believe that this is probably the case. However, there are always situations where an heir believes that the testator’s will isn’t valid, but believing this to be so is just not enough. Someone… Read More »

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The importance of legal help in probate litigation in Florida

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

One of the more difficult situations that families will face in Florida has to do with probate issues and the possibility of litigation. It might seem untoward to have to move forward with a legal filing based on these circumstances, but there are times when it is absolutely necessary to protect those involved with… Read More »

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Children believe that step-mother filed false will for father

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

In the world of estate planning, anger and resentment can reach a very high level if heirs of a testator believe that they have been improperly left out of that person’s will. These individuals may go to extreme legal lengths, including claiming undue influence or fraud, in order to get what they believe is… Read More »

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Billionaire’s will contested; ‘undue influence’ alleges daughter

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Florida is the home of a large population of the retired and elderly. Then it is no surprise that many people meet the end of their life in Florida since many non-residents earlier in life flock to the state at some point in their later years. One Florida resident who happened to be a… Read More »

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Possible grounds for challenging a valid will

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

A will is a deceased family member’s attempt to reach out and speak to his or her loved ones one final time. With this document the testator explains in detail what he or she wants to do with all of his or her worldly possessions. This can include property, vehicles, jewelry and financial accounts… Read More »

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