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Category Archives: Probate Litigation

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

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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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What is the role of a guardian in Ft. Myers?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Guardianships and how they’re structured is an issue that frequently arises in Fr. Myers and throughout the state. There are often misconceptions about how a guardian goes about his or her duties and what it is the guardian actually does. Understanding various factors regarding guardianships is important when there are concerns about them, and… Read More »

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When can a personal representative be removed?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

No one necessarily expects or hopes to face issues during the estate administration process. Unfortunately, sometimes issues can come up during probate that can matter greatly to those involved in the administration of the estate. In certain cases, the work of the personal representative responsible for the estate may be called into question. However,… Read More »

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Strange probate litigation ends up in Florida appellate court

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Everyone know that courts are in place to resolve disputes. Given the costs, administrative headaches and public nature of those courts, however, most disputes brought before them are high dollar matters. Nevertheless, probate litigation is still an area where less financially charged conflicts are being fought. For instance, a Florida appellate court recently heard… Read More »

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Florida Judge experienced at preventing undue influence

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman certainly has some interesting stories to tell after 36 years as a Florida judge. From cases involving well known entertainers to notorious motorcycle gangs, the judge knows how litigation can stir emotions. His proudest achievement, though, is shaping the local probate court, which has become a federally recognized model… Read More »

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Florida judge grants gay widower probate litigation win

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

A Palm Beach judge recently ruled against Florida’s gay marriage ban by allowing a man to serve as the personal representative of his husband’s estate. The Pennsylvania couple had been together for 37 years before marrying in Delaware in 2013. In 2008, they decided to buy a South Florida home. For financial reasons, only… Read More »

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