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Florida Trust Administration and Litigation Deadlines & Timelines

Florida Trust Administration and Litigation Deadlines & Timelines

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TYPE OF FILING

DEADLINES

AUTHORITY

 

 

 

Notice of proposed transfer of principal place of administration

60 days before initiating proposed transfer

F.S. 736.0108

Motion for Attorney’s Fees

30 days after judgment

F.S. 736.0201; Fl. R. Civ. P. 1.525

Notice of Trust

Upon death of a settlor of trust described in s. 733.707(3)

F.S. 736.05055

Action contesting the validity of the trust

Probably 4 years after trust becomes revocableor6 months after served with proper notice

F.S. 95.11(3); F.S. 95.031; F.S. 95.051; F.S. 736.0604

Notice of Resignation of Trustee

At least 30 days prior to resignation

F.S. 736.0705

Written request of eligible beneficiary to successor trustee to institute an action or file a claim against prior trustee

Within 6 months after date of the successor trustee’s acceptance of the trust if notice received in writing

F.S. 736.08125

Notice of acceptance of trust

Within 60 days of acceptance

F.S. 736.0813

Notice of trust’s existence, identity of settlor, right to copy of trust, right to accounting, application of fiduciary lawyer-client privilege

Within 60 days after acquiring knowledge of creation of irrevocable trust

F.S. 736.0813

Trust accounting

Annually (irrevocable trust)

F.S. 736.0813

Action seeking contribution

Within 1 year of judgment for breach of trust

F.S. 736.1002

Action for breach of trust

Probably 4 years from breachor6 months after receipt of limitations notice or trust disclosure document, whichever is received later and outside bars on actions against trustees are 10 years to 40 years, with a possible 30 years added, depending on the beneficiary’s knowledge and whether trustee concealed facts

F.S. 95.11(3); F.S. 95.031; F.S. 95.051; 736.1008(2); 736.1008(6)

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