What is the Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will?
A common question Jacksonville estate planning lawyers are often asked is how long does a person have to Florida will contest a will or what is the statute of limitations to contest a will in Florida. As with most legal answers it depends on the rest of the facts. The statute of limitations to dispute or contest a will depends on what documents you have received and what type of notice were given.
The relevant statutes dealing with the Florida statute of limitations on a will can be found under Florida Statute Section 733.212. If a person receives a copy of the Petition for Administration via Formal Notice before the Letter of Administration being issued, then he or she will have 20 days to file any objections to the will. However, it is more likely that a person will be served a copy of the Notice of Administration after Letters of Administration are issued.