Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Florida

How many days do you have in palm beach county, florida to file a contest of a will.

when does the start date begin.

date of death or date of filing the last will and testament?

I live in delray beach, florida

I believe I will be needing an attorney

Asked on 7/02/13, 4:01 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

20 days if you received Formal Notice of Petition for probate or 90 days from service of Notice of Administration by the Personal Representative. Time is of the essence. You would need to prove duress, incapacity or fraud through witnesses. I have handled these matters before.

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Answered on 7/02/13, 4:10 pm

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