Category Archives: Multiple Wills
What Happens If The Deceased Leaves Behind Multiple Wills?
If you have recently lost a loved one and are now tasked with administering their estate, it is important to understand what happens if the deceased left behind multiple wills. In Florida, the rules for determining which will is valid depend on how the wills were created and what they contain. It is important… Read More »
What Happens When Multiple Wills Are Filed With A Probate Court?
One thing that can trigger litigation in an estate is the purported existence of multiple wills. This can happen because a person signed a new will without first destroying the prior will. Or it may simply be a case where someone is presenting a document as a superseding will even if it appears to… Read More »
Where Is The Safest Place To Keep My Will?
It is important for everyone to have a last will and testament. But once you have signed your will, where should you keep it? After all, it will hopefully be many years before it becomes necessary for someone to actually locate and file the will for probate. During that time, where is the safest… Read More »
What to Do if You Suspect Someone Has Multiple Florida Wills?
Taking the time to meet with an estate planning attorney and drafting a Will is a crucial step in determining how you want your estate handled when you pass away. Depending on when you prepare your first will, there can be many events throughout your lifetime that should be a trigger to revisit your… Read More »
Aretha Franklin’s Estate Sues Over Contested Holographic Will
On August 16, 2018, world-renowned soul singer Aretha Franklin passed away as a result of advanced pancreatic cancer. Known for her powerful vocals and title as the Queen of Soul, President Barack Obama stated that Franklin ”helped define the American experience” and that “in her voice, we could feel our history, all of it… Read More »