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Florida legislature grants courts the broad power to construe wills and trusts in the absence of a federal estate tax
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2010

The Florida legislature has amended 733.1051 of the Florida Probate Code and 736.04114 of the Florida Trust Code to grant Florida courts broad authority to determine and effect the TestatorSettlor's probable intent in employing a formula bequest, in the event such bequest does not function correctly due to the lack of a federal estate or generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax in 2010.


Spendthrift provision of trust not invalidated despite control by beneficiary
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2010

In Miller v. Kresser, --- So.3d ---, 2010 WL 1779899 (Fla. 4th DCA May 5, 2010), the Florida Court of Appeal, Fourth District, ruled that a creditor cannot invalidate a trust's spendthrift provision to reach the trust assets so long as the language of the trust agreement meets statutory requirements.


Andrew M Katzenstein
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Daryn A Grossman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Albert W Gortz
  • Proskauer Rose LLP


Robert E. Freeman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

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Elizabeth M. Mills
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

George D Karibjanian
  • Proskauer Rose LLP