Juan C. Antunez in his Florida Probate & Trust Litigation Blog discusses initiatives that made it into law during 2021 that have a big impact on day-to-day practice. The article begins as follows:
This is the second installment of the 2021 legislative update. It covers a wide range of bread and butter initiatives that made it into law this year and probably won’t get much attention, but can have a big impact on our day-to-day practice. Part 1 covered two initiatives intended to bolster Florida’s competitiveness in the trust business market. Part 3 will cover those issues that should be of particular interest to our Elder Law Section brethren.
With the exception of the attorney’s fee-schedule amendments, all of the legislation covered in this post was contained in HB 609, and explained in the bill’s corresponding Legislative Staff Analysis. The fee schedule change was contained in HB 625, and explained in the bill’s corresponding Legislative Staff Analysis. These are all good resources for anyone wanting to do a deeper dive into any of the legislation discussed below.
To see the full article, click : 2021 Legislative Update + Backstories (Part 2)
Posted by Isabella King, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.