Tag Archives: Probate

Fourth DCA Reverses and Remands Probate Court’s Distribution of Trust

By Robin Bresky |

Darian v. Weymouth Case No. 4D10-550 Andrew Darian, personal representative of the estate of his father, James E. Hughes, and trustee of the James E. Hughes Living Trust, appeals a final summary judgment entered in favor of Elizabeth Ann Weymouth, personal representative of the estate of her mother, Martha Mayfield Hughes where the probate… Read More »

Entitlement to Attorney’s Fees in Probate Matter Resolved – Win at the Supreme Court:

By Robin Bresky |

Carlin v. Javorek The issue was whether the Supreme Court should exercise its discretionary jurisdiction to review of the Fourth District Court of Appeal’s reversal of a trial court’s order denying an award of attorney’s fees to our client. The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a trial court decision holding that our… Read More »

Entitlement to Attorney’s Fees in Probate Matter Resolved

By Robin Bresky |

The issue was whether our client was entitled to an award of attorney’s fees, under the settlement agreement between the parties and as a prevailing party, after the opposing party failed to honor certain provisions in their settlement agreement. After years of litigating a probate matter, our client and the opposing party entered into… Read More »