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Florida Trust and Estate Litigation- KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!

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If you’re the beneficiary of a will, an estate or critically of a trust you need to know that you have a broad series of rights that trustees and personal representatives are required to respect. Key among those rights are the right to know exactly what amounts of money you are entitled to…on a regular basis. These rights are spelled out in Florida Statute and include, but are not limited to the following:

736.0801

Duty to administer trust.
736.0802

Duty of loyalty.
736.0803

Impartiality.
736.0804

Prudent administration.
736.0805

Expenses of administration.
736.0806

Trustee’s skills.
736.0807

Delegation by trustee.
736.0808

Powers to direct.
736.0809

Control and protection of trust property.
736.0810

Recordkeeping and identification of trust property.
736.08105

Duty to ascertain marketable title of trust real property.
736.0811

Enforcement and defense of claims.
736.0812

Collecting trust property.
736.08125

Protection of successor trustees.
736.0813

Duty to inform and account.
736.08135

Trust accountings.
736.0814

Discretionary powers; tax savings.
736.08147

Duty to distribute trust income.
736.0815

General powers of trustee.
736.0816

Specific powers of trustee.
736.08163

Powers of trustees relating to environmental or human health laws or to trust property contaminated with hazardous or toxic substances; liability.
736.08165

Administration pending outcome of contest or other proceeding.
736.0817

Distribution on termination.

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