If you believe that you have good cause to bring a lawsuit in a Florida court, it is important to retain an experienced attorney who can advise as to whether you do in fact have a meritorious action, and assist you in following court procedures and deadlines, while strategically advocating for your best interests.
Probate and Trust Litigation
Our law firm has significant experience with helping clients in the area of wills and estates. While our team of attorneys often assists with the creation of wills and trusts, our firm also represents clients who have issues before the Probate Court, such as a disputed will. Other common reasons that parties choose to bring a lawsuit in probate include the following:
- Creditors’ claims, which must be brought within the appropriate timeframe;
- Actions to reclaim property in another’s possession due to a wrongful act, for example, when a caregiver steals or is given an asset that has already been disposed of in a will;
- Beneficiaries’ claims, for example, if someone named in a will did not receive his or her rightful inheritance;
- Theft; and
- Undue influence.
Probate litigation can be emotional and stressful due to the personal relationship that the client often had with the deceased. An attorney can provide an objective, yet compassionate, view of the circumstances, and can relieve some of the worry and emotional strain.
Real Estate Litigation
Due to Key Largo’s beautiful weather and popular tourist attractions, the area sees thousands of tourists and new residents every year. As a result, real estate transactions occur at an extremely high rate. While buying and selling may seem simple, negotiations like these often present complicated legal issues, such as: