Twists in Intestate Succession Under Florida Law

| June 22, 2016

If a resident of Florida dies in our State without leaving a valid Last Will and Testament, then Florida’s probate law will decide how the decedent’s property is to be distributed to heirs. Florida’s intestacy statute controls in this scenario, which is something we have discussed in earlier posts (like this article about dying without […]

Who Gets Your Property if You Die Without a Will in Florida? Determining Heirs Without a Will Under Florida Law

| November 7, 2013

In Florida, it’s important to have a valid will — if you die without a valid Florida Last Will and Testament, then Florida law is going to decide where your property goes and who gets what.  In lawyer-language, that means Florida law will “determine the heirs of the estate under the provisions of Florida intestate […]