Can Florida Probate Law Bar an Heir’s Inheritance?

| July 20, 2016

If you are named as a beneficiary of a Florida Estate, then you are going to inherit the decedent’s property, right?  The asset may be a big thing, like an oceanfront condo, or it might be small, like a cocktail ring or antique clock, but no matter what you are going to be receiving something […]

What is Unclaimed Property and Why is Probate Sometimes Necessary?

| April 22, 2012

Unclaimed property (sometimes referred to as abandoned property) refers to accounts in financial institutions and companies that have had no activity generated or contact with the owner for one year or a longer period. Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks, trust distributions, […]