What is an Intestate Estate?

Any part of the estate of a decedent not effectively disposed of by Will passes to the decedent’s heirs as prescribed in the sections of the Florida Probate Code. The decedent’s death is the event that vests the heirs’ right to the decedent’s intestate property. Share...

What is a “Will”?

A “Will” means an instrument, including a codicil, executed by a person in the manner prescribed by Florida law, which disposes of the person’s property, on or after his or her death. It also includes an instrument which merely appoints a personal representative or...

Agreements to Make a Will or Devise

No agreement to make a will, to give a devise, not to revoke a will, not to revoke a devise, not to make a will, or not to make a devise shall be binding or enforceable unless the agreement is in writing and signed by the agreeing party in the presence of two...