Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Florida

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florida wills, married couple with grown children. must children also live in florida

Asked on 8/16/07, 12:55 pm

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Scott R. Jay Law Offices of Scott R. Jay
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I have no idea what question you are asking. A child, or anyone for that matter, does not have to live in Florida in order to be a beneficiary under anyone's will. There are limitations for the personal representative but not a beneficiary.

Scott R. Jay, Esq.

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8/18/07, 5:59 pm
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I'm not sure what you are asking exactly. Any beneficiary of a will, children or not, grown or not, can live anywhere whatsoever. The only location requirement connected to wills is that a will must be probated where the decedent last was domiciled and where real property is located (as ancillary probate). That's it. They can be living anywhere.

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8/16/07, 1:48 pm

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