After several attempts to upload electronic wills in Florida, a measure approving them has passed and will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020.
- Redefines the term “will” to conform to the changes made in the act;
- Exempts e-wills from provisions that govern revocation of wills and codicils;
- Lays out the manner by which e-wills and codicils can be revoked;
- Defining e-wills and establishing how it has to be executed;
- Outlining the requirements and duties necessary to serving as a qualified custodian of an electronic will.
Undoubtedly, there will be concerns about vulnerable adults, and it will be imperative for Floridians to contact an experienced probate litigation attorney regarding their rights and responsibilities where electronic wills are concerned. Continue reading