Estate, Trust, Guardianship, Litigation and Real Estate Frequently Asked Questions
- I am concerned that the estate administrator is improperly distributing assets. How can I ensure that the estate is being administered correctly?
- When can a will be contested?
- What are the grounds for contesting a will?
- Can a will that leaves everything to a second spouse instead of children from a first marriage be challenged?
- Can a will be challenged if the maker was suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease?
- Can a will be challenged if another person encouraged the preparation of a will?
- What is a revocable trust?
- How can the validity of a trust be determined?
- Who can challenge the validity of a trust?
- Can I sue for mismanagement of assets in a trust?
- What are some possible events that can lead to a trust being contested?
- How is a guardianship proceeding initiated?
- How long does a guardianship last?
- How can an estate plan prevent a guardianship proceeding?
- Does the person over whom guardianship is sought have to know that a petition for guardianship was filed?
- What if I think the guardian is doing something wrong?
Commercial Litigation Questions
- I was sued. What should I do?
- How long does a Plaintiff have to bring a commercial lawsuit against a Defendant?
- Will I be reimbursed for my attorney’s fees and costs if I win?
Real Estate Questions
- For what reasons can a buyer or seller get out of a contract to purchase a residence in Florida?
- The seller is suggesting that we sign a letter of intent before we prepare a contract. Is this a good idea?
- What does it mean to quiet title?
- Who has decision-making authority when two partners own property 50/50?